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A Columbia man hurt in a Tuesday shooting was charged with second degree murder late Wednesday night.

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GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit

General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion.

The cost of the recall and some other accounting char...

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Stocks: Can Apple lift the market?

A burst of optimism early Thursday faded fast as investors looked past strong quarterly reports from Apple and Facebook.

The Dow Jones industrial average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq are all bouncing around zero gains for the day.

'Apple bounce'

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty

How'd this book top Amazon's best-seller list?

One would think the secret to selling books would be to mimic the sorcery of "Harry Potter," or to capitalize on the teen vampire allure of "Twilight." Astoundingly, the No. 1 best-seller on Amazon is currently a nearly 700-pager about economic theory authored by a Frenchman: "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Amazon cannot keep it in stock.

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A survival guide for taking your kids to work

It was one of those mom moments, one of those "no matter how much you try to plan and do for your children, you can't think of everything" realizations. (If you have kids, you know exactly what I mean.)

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Stocks: Buoyed by Apple, Facebook

Tech investors rejoice!

Both Apple and Facebook reported strong quarterly earnings late Wednesday, boosting market sentiment and pushing U.S. stock futures higher Thursday.

Apple shares rallied after the company said it was expanding its stock buyback ...

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Apple shares soar on increased buyback

Shares of Apple soared more than 7% in premarket trading Thursday, one day after the company upped its share buyback and dividend. Apple also handily beat Wall Street's profit and sales estimates for the past quarter.

Apple said it will increase its s...

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Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage

President Barack Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, coupled with recent state-level increases, is welcome news for many people getting by on small paychecks. But not every low-wage worker has to be paid the minimum wage.

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800,000 baby monitor batteries recalled

About 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in the Summer Infant infant video monitors are being recalled because of burn hazards, according to the U.S. government.

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CNN

Stocks: The win streak is over

Wall Street failed to extend its win streak to seven days on Wednesday as investors took their feet off the gas.

The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 posted minor losses while the Nasdaq landed solidly in the red (down 0.83%) amid more biotech...

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AIG cyber insurance covers bodily harm

Who says the digital world and the physical one are separate?

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