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  • Fortune 500: Top 10 companies in 2013

    Fortune has released its annual list of the largest corporations in the United States, and there were a few notable changes in this year’s group. Here are the Top 10.

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  • Fortune 500: Top 10 companies in 2013

    Fortune has released its annual list of the largest corporations in the United States, and there were a few notable changes in this year’s group. Here are the Top 10.

  • Wal-Mart weak forecast gives glimpse of economy

    Wal-Mart forecast: The poor and middle-class Americans Wal-Mart caters to — and who are big drivers of spending in the U.S. — are struggling with rising gas prices, delayed income tax refunds and higher payroll taxes.

  • Wal-Mart ammunition limit: three boxes a day

    Wal-Mart ammunition limit is imposed because of limited supplies, the retailer says. Wal-Mart ammunition limit comes in the wake of rising sales of guns and ammunition after the Dec. 14 Newtown, Conn., shootings.

  • Top 10 richest Americans

    The 100 richest people in the world gained $241 billion in net worth last year, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Americans dominated the list, occupying five of the top 10 spots. This countdown of the top 10 wealthiest Americans features a casino mogul, software tycoons, and a lot of Wal-Mart money. 

  • Decoder Buzz Black Friday politics: Do some stores lean Democratic or Republican?

    Black Friday is upon us, which means a break from politics, right? Nope. DC Decoder offers you a by-the-numbers look at how some top holiday retailers spend their money politically.

  • Wal-Mart fights back as Black Friday strike nears

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking legal measures to sop months of protests at stores nationwide, filing charges against the union it says is behind such actions. The move comes as a group of Wal-Mart workers prepare to strike on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. 

  • Wal-Mart tests same-day holiday delivery

    Wal-Mart is testing a same-day delivery service to customers during the holiday shopping season to compete with online retailers like Amazon. Wal-Mart will test the service in 10 markets, including Philadelphia and San Francisco. 

  • Wal-Mart launches prepaid card with American Express

    Wal-Mart Stores and American Express are teaming up on a reloadable prepaid card for shoppers. Called Bluebird, the card will be available online and in Wal-Mart stores next week.

  • Toys R US: more holiday hiring than in 2011

    Toys R Us to hire 45,000 seasonal workers, up nearly 13 percent from last year. Some of the increase is to handle new online shipping options from Toys R Us. 

  • Wal-Mart to stop selling Kindles as Amazon threat grows

    Wal-Mart decision to drop Kindle tablets and e-readers follows Target's move in May. Wal-Mart and other bricks-and-mortar stores see Amazon's digital sales as a growing threat.

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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