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China Sets Sights on New Global Export: Nuclear Energy

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe McDonald | Aug 26
On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

Burt's Bees Landowner Gifts Land to U.S. Government

By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 26
The Burt's Bees founder pushing for a new national park in Maine has given 87,500 acres of land to the U.S. government.

Tesla Lays Claim to World's Fastest Production Car

AUTO NEWS | Aug 26
Tesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.

Kibbles 'n Bits Sales Suffer As Pet Owners Get Pickier

CORPORATE | Aug 26
Americans' increasingly picky tastes are affecting not just the bowls on their tables, but those on the floor: Kibbles 'n Bits sales are suffering.

Uber Buys Big Rig Company in Self-Driving Tech Push

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 26
Uber is putting self-driving on the fast track of its business model. The on-demand car pioneer recently bought Otto, a company that's designing autonomous big rigs.

Delphi, Mobileye Join Forces on Autonomous Car Platform

AUTO NEWS | Aug 24
Auto parts and electronics company Delphi Automotive is joining with Israeli software maker Mobileye to develop the building blocks for a fully autonomous car in about two years.

Rare Bookstore Still Thriving in New York City

BOOKS | Aug 24
Thanks to the internet, it's hard to find a brick-and-mortar bookstore where business is going well, let alone one in Midtown Manhattan.

Illinois Latest State to Expand Domestic Workers' Rights

LEGAL | By Sophia Tareen | Aug 24
Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers are gaining legal protections in a growing number of states.

As the Number of Freestanding ERs Grows, So Does Scrutiny

CORPORATE | By David Warren | Aug 24
Freestanding emergency centers have sprouted in recent years across the suburban landscape, taking root in affluent neighborhoods and directly challenging nearby medical clinics and hospitals.

Utah Restaurant Staff to Stop Open-Carrying Guns

CORPORATE | Aug 23
A Utah restaurant known for kilt-clad servers who openly carry firearms will have to keep them under wraps starting this week.

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