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Dartmouth considers boosting undergraduate enrollment
August 21st, 5:17 PM

Dartmouth College is considering increasing its number of undergraduate students in a bid to expand its reach

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NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden '18 competition
August 21st, 5:14 PM

NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl _ if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18."

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Business Highlights
August 21st, 5:10 PM

Business Highlights

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How major US stock market indexes fared Monday
August 21st, 4:54 PM

U.S. stock indexes inched higher Monday, as the Standard & Poor's 500 index steadied following back-to-back losses the last two weeks

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Figures on government spending and debt
August 21st, 4:42 PM

Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars

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Jury awards record $417M in talcum powder-cancer lawsuit
August 21st, 4:41 PM

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene

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Interest rates mixed at US Treasury weekly auction
August 21st, 4:41 PM

Interest rates on US Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction with 3-month bills declining

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Francesca's and Apache skid while Herbalife and Fiat rise
August 21st, 4:37 PM

Francesca's and Apache slide as Herbalife and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles advance

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The Latest: Plaintiff wanted to help others in talc case
August 21st, 4:13 PM

The attorney for a hospitalized woman who won a $417 million judgment in a lawsuit claiming the talc in Johnson & Johnson's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer says his client is not looking for sympathy

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Markets Right Now: US stocks eke out meager gains
August 21st, 4:10 PM

US stocks eke out meager gains as market stabilizes following two weeks of declines in the S&P 500 index.

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Utah's Deer Valley sold in ski industry consolidation
August 21st, 4:02 PM

Deer Valley Resort in Utah is being purchased by a new company that now has 13 ski areas from Quebec to Colorado, marking the latest deal in an industry that is becoming more consolidated

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Grain lower, livestock lower
August 21st, 3:41 PM

Wheat, corn,oats and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef and pork lower on the CME.

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Ohio governor not backing bailout for state's nuclear plants
August 21st, 3:30 PM

Ohio's governor says he can't see supporting a proposed bailout of the state's two nuclear plants

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NJ Transit spent $1M on Penn Station project ad campaign
August 21st, 3:11 PM

New Jersey Transit spent more than $1 million on a digital advertising campaign this summer to inform riders about changes caused by a two-month repair project at Penn Station

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Court: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M in civil lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer
August 21st, 2:32 PM

Court: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M in civil lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer

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US stock indexes hold steady after back-to-back down weeks
August 21st, 2:25 PM

U.S. stock indexes were little changed in midday trading on Monday, holding relatively steady following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks.

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Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers
August 21st, 1:43 PM

AI visionary Andrew Ng doesn't just build computers that learn, he teaches the people to teach them

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Andrew Ng hates paranoid androids, and other fun facts
August 21st, 1:36 PM

Andrew Ng hates paranoid androids, and other fun facts

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Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?
August 21st, 1:28 PM

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

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Total expands in North Sea with purchase of Maersk Oil
August 21st, 1:24 PM

French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion

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