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BMW shares plunge on report it broke pollution limit

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 08:01
Another German automaker was dragged into the scandal over harmful emissions from diesel engines Thursday -- at least on the stock market.

Baby born with shrapnel on forehead

Health - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 07:46

Categories: Health

Vatican Inc.: 5 facts about the business of the Catholic Church

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 07:45
The Catholic Church is the spiritual home to 1.1 billion people around the world. It's also a big business that handles billions of dollars.

Do million-dollar medicines deliver enough bang for the buck?

Health - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 07:40
If you think prescription drugs have become way too pricey, you are not alone. About three quarters of Americans think that the cost of medications is unreasonable, according to a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit health organization.

Categories: Health

Petraeus: Don't freak out over China dumping U.S. debt

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:56
There are lots of real threats to America -- but China selling U.S. debt isn't one of them.

The first televised debate

CNN - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:52

Categories: National News

Toll of Syria's war: Baby born with shrapnel on forehead

CNN World - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:25
In war-torn Syria, a baby girl was a victim of the country's civil war before she was even born.

Categories: International News

Europe's carmakers: We don't have the 'Volkswagen problem'

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:21
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3 charged with killing giant panda, selling its meat

CNN World - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:21
Three people are being prosecuted in China over the killing of a giant panda in the wild and the sale of its meat, state media reported.

Categories: International News

Will Australia keep Chris Brown out of the country?

CNN World - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:21
Controversial singer Chris Brown could face yet more tour trouble in the Asia-Pacific region -- and he hasn't even arrived there yet.

Categories: International News

'Child mother' caring for North Korea's orphans

CNN World - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:18
We're driven out of Pyongyang early in the morning towards the city of Nampo, North Korea's largest port.

Categories: International News

Disappearance of North Korean girl still a mystery

CNN World - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:18
Four years ago, Mun Su Gyong's parents in Pyongyang received a letter from their daughter, colorfully decorated with pink hearts, embellished with cut-out photographs of her. Because the majority of the country doesn't have Internet access, North Koreans still mostly communicate the old-fashioned way, in pen and ink.

Categories: International News

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 06:07
Investors hoping for a bounce on Thursday after two days of losses may be disappointed.

Microsoft ditches Bing for Baidu in China

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 04:47
Goodbye, Bing. Hello, Baidu!

China President Xi Jinping meets with Big Tech execs

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 04:32
During his second day in Seattle, Chinese President Xi Jinping met Wednesday with some of the biggest names in tech and then toured a Boeing airplane factory.

China to the U.S.: Return our fugitives

Business News - Thu, 09/24/2015 - 01:09
China has a message for its fugitives: You can run, but you can't hide.


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