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Electrician Chris Piazza works on a home being built in Destrehan, La., in March. The recent enormous storms have hit the housing industry hard, with several signs turning negative.
Confusion over "sell by" and "use by" dates is one big reason why billions of tons of food are tossed each year. A new global initiative of food giants, including Amazon, Walmart and Nestle, aims to tackle that.
In August, Anne-Marie Slaughter, the president and CEO of the think tank New America, closed down a program that studied monopolies and how to fight them. The decision landed the think tank in the middle of the industry's latest money controversy.
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Three University of Virginia graduates have won the right to sue Rolling Stone magazine for defamation over a now-retracted article alleging that members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity perpetrated a horrific gang rape.
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The Toys R Us Times Square Holiday Shop held its grand opening last month in New York City. The largest U.S. toy store chain filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, but most stores are operating as usual.
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Nikol Szymul staffs a reception desk at Amazon offices in downtown Seattle. Online retail powerhouse Amazon is searching for a second headquarters location, which an official from Toronto has called "the Olympics of the corporate world."
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The controlling stake in Rolling Stone is being up for sale by Jann Wenner's company. Wenner, the magazine's founding editor and publisher, is seen here in 2011.
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