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  • Irene update: Did New York dodge a bullet?

    Irene update: Did New York dodge a bullet?

    The worst of tropical storm Irene has passed New York, and the impact wasn't as bad as it might have been. But officials say hazards still exist, including heavy flooding.

  • 3 late-summer novels too good to miss

    3 late-summer novels too good to miss

    Our final fiction roundup of the summer features an eclectic lineup: One is a fantasy epic, the second is a quirky first novel about an avant-garde family, and the third is a somber look at the kidnapping of a political dissident. All, however, are really good.

  • Abortion opponents have a new voice

    Abortion opponents have a new voice

    In the often heated debate over abortion, a less confrontational, more pragmatic force is behind a record number of antiabortion laws and pro-choice's 'bad year.'

  • Medicare overhaul? Tea party sees a chance.

    Medicare overhaul? Tea party sees a chance.

    Medicare overhaul is priority of tea party activists planning to make themselves heard at town hall meetings in key battleground states. Supporters want Medicare overhaul along the lines of Rep. Ryan's plan.

  • HSBC layoffs: 30,000 jobs to be cut in global overhaul

    HSBC layoffs: 30,000 jobs to be cut in global overhaul

    HSBC layoffs will take effect by 2013. The HSBC layoffs come as the banking group shifts its focus to emerging markets around the globe.

  • Ja Rule sent to prison for two years

    Ja Rule sent to prison for two years

    Ja Rule has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for evading taxes.

  • Want Greek growth? Eat some yogurt.

    Want Greek growth? Eat some yogurt.

    Greece itself may be facing financial turmoil, but sales of Greek-style yogurt are booming in the US. The most popular brand, Chobani, sold about $500 million in yogurt last year.

  • Project Nim: movie review

    Project Nim: movie review

    A chimp experiment gone awry, 'Project Nim' takes an unsettling look at the life of a young chimp raised in a human family.

  • Culture Cafe The Swell Season at Silverdocs: Q&A

    The documentary directed by newcomers Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins and Carlo Mirabella-Davis, follows the eponymous band as they travel around the U.S. on a concert tour.

  • NFL lockout: Small businesses begin to sweat

    NFL lockout: Small businesses begin to sweat

    NFL lockout could mean smaller revenues for businesses that rely on training camps. NFL lockout would have to last seven more weeks to begin affecting training camp.

 
 
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