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D.C. considers US' most generous paid leave policy

For many American workers, taking time off to have a child or care for a sick family member means not getting paid.

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Global growth is weakest since the crisis, IMF says

World economic growth this year will be the weakest since 2009, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

Fantasy sports

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Fantasy sports giants ban employees from games over cheating concerns

Two of the biggest companies in the $1.5 billion business of fantasy sports, DraftKings and FanDuel, have banned employees from playing fantasy games for money amid claims that a worker may have used insider information to win a six-figure prize.

The ...

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Why fantasy football is legal

Fantasy sports may sound a lot like gambling, but unlike sports gambling, which is legal in only Nevada, fantasy sports is legal in all but five states.


For $5, this company will cut ties with Comcast for you

Not excited about wasting hours to cancel your Comcast contract? Outsource it for $5!

Airpaper, a new Oakland-based company, promises to take all the hassle off your hands.

It's simple: Users pay $5, fill out an online form, and Airpaper will send a p...


From McDonald's via CNN

Here comes McDonald's all-day breakfast

The new CEO of McDonald's is making big changes to try to boost the chain's stagnant sales. His boldest move yet starts Tuesday: all-day breakfast.

It's harder than it sounds.

McDonald's started testing all-day breakfast in a few places in March. To go...

Columbia business wants city to fix water problem

After fixing a water problem of its own, a Columbia business says the city won't do anything about another water issue behind their property. 


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Cheerios recalls 1.8 million gluten-free boxes that may contain wheat

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios labeled "gluten free" that may contain wheat.

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Brick by brick, Lego builds top 100 brand

Everything is awesome for Lego.

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Eutelsat via CNN

Facebook to beam free internet to Africa

Facebook is one step closer to finally beaming Internet down from space.

The social network is teaming up with the French satellite company Eutelsat to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to people in sub-Saharan Africa. The satellit...

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