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Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being At the Holidays

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
While it's long been possible to hand out cash, buy stock or contribute to college savings plans, financial institutions and retailers are making it easier to bestow a gift with lasting value.

Some Voters, Stung by Election Result, Stirred to New Action

LEGAL | By Matt Sedensky | Dec 2
Three weeks out from a presidential election result that left them deeply dejected, many liberals now say they've been roused to action in new ways, from making donations and volunteering to considering political runs themselves.

Designers Breathe New Life Into China's Dying Folk Crafts

CORPORATE | By Kelvin Chan | Dec 2
Garment makers that previously thrived churning out cheap clothes for overseas brands are revamping their sweatshops with smart, small batch production methods such as 3D printing and cloud computing.

Farage Interview: Far-Right Win in France Would Doom EU

LEGAL | By Gregory Katz | Dec 1
Nigel Farage is reveling in his successful campaign to take Britain out of the European Union, buddying up to Donald Trump and predicting the fire he helped kindle may soon spread to France and finally torch the European integration project.

Jackpot Rigging Scandal Grows in Scope As Trials Near

FINANCE | By David Pitt | Dec 1
A prosecutor says two brothers accused of conspiring to fix lottery games in five states had rigged another drawing for which they claimed a jackpot and planted software on additional computers that would have enabled them to fix more games.

Kellogg Pulls Ads from Breitbart Over Company 'Values'

Dec 1
Kellogg has announced that it will no longer advertise on, the website formerly run by one of President-elect Donald Trump's top aides, Steve Bannon.

U.S. Home Prices Surpass Pre-Recession Peak Amid Healthy Sales

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Nov 30
U.S. home prices have fully recovered from their steep plunge during the housing bust and Great Recession, according to a private measure.

UK Bill Requiring Firms to Store Web Histories Becomes Law

LEGAL | By Jill Lawless | Nov 30
A contentious internet surveillance bill that creates databases of Britons' online activity has become law - though the government says come of its provisions still need "extensive testing" before taking effect.

GOP Leaders Set for House Vote on Medical Research Bill

LEGAL | By Alan Fram | Nov 30
Republican leaders are ready to push through the House a compromise medical research bill that's prompted complaints from Democrats and consumer groups but seems all but certain to sail through Congress.

DirecTV Wants to Be the Next Online Substitute for Cable

PERSONAL TECH | By Tali Arbel | Nov 29
There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven't attracted many users yet. AT&T's DirecTV hopes to change that with a new service announced Monday.

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