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  • 'Mr. Confession' and his boss drive China's antitrust crusade

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings. The printed list...
  • A minimum-wage hike finds hope in U.S. heartland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found success in liberal-leaning coastal states to date, could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections. Voters in the...
  • Brazil extends tax breaks for manufacturers ahead of election

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's leftist government, agreeing to industry lobby group demands less than a month before a contested election, announced tax benefits on Monday for manufacturing companies operating abroad or...
  • Orange schools challenge Broad Prize rival Gwinnett County schools

    Orange schools challenge Broad Prize rival Gwinnett County schools
    Orange County schools superintendent Barbara Jenkins on Monday issued a challenge to Broad Prize rival Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia. The two school districts are finalists for the Broad Prize for Urban Education, an annual $1 million...
  • Electrolux deal brings concern in GE Appliances' hometown

    Electrolux's $3.3 billion purchase of GE Appliances announced this week means thousands of factory workers across the country are waiting to see what happens to their jobs, as the company works to integrate its appliance-making business. Charlotte, N.C.,...
  • All Football Is Fantasy Football

    Ray Rice, a running back for the Baltimore Ravens, renders a woman in a casino elevator unconscious. The NFL views a tape of him dragging her limp body out to the lobby and responds by giving him a two-game suspension. People become irate and start...
  • Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages

    Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages
    When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched his plan to gradually boost the minimum wage across the city, critics argued that businesses might move to nearby cities to pay workers less. Now Garcetti is trying to persuade those neighboring cities to...
  • Healthy aging requires knowledge and skills

    "Let the adventure begin" is the 2014 theme for Active Aging Week, set by the International Council on Active Aging for Sept. 21 through 27. This year the ICAA is highlighting foot health, walking including walking groups, falls prevention, bone health,...
  • Ambientalista Silva corteja a los grandes de la agricultura brasileña

    (Reuters) - La candidata presidencial brasileña Marina Silva, un icono del movimiento verde, está cortejando a sus antiguos adversarios de la industria del azúcar y el etanol en un intento de ganarse al poderoso lobby agrario antes de las elecciones del...
  • European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich

    European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich
    After nearly a century, Dada — the art movement begun here, in safe Switzerland, to tweak established conditions at a time when the establishment meant the institutions that had led the world into war — is now itself part of the establishment....
  • Birth control bait-and-switch [Editorial]

    Birth control bait-and-switch  [Editorial]
    In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...