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Obama battles 'superbugs' with national plan

Two million illnesses. Twenty-three thousand deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that's the human toll from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" each year in the United States.

To fight the growing problem of infections that can't be tr...

 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

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Indiana backlash: Opposition to anti-gay law grows

Add Angie's List to the roster of companies and business interests taking a stand against Indiana's new anti-gay law.

CEO Bill Oesterle announced Saturday that the company had put its proposed campus expansion project in Indianapolis "on hold" followi...

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Pebble Time Kickstarter project raised $20.3 million

During its monthlong crowdfunding campaign, which ended 10 p.m. ET Friday, Pebble Time shattered two Kickstarter records -- fastest project to raise $1 million (49 minutes) and most raised ($20.3 million).

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The activist nun reforming profit-prisons

Some of America's most controversial companies -- for profit prisons -- have unlikely owners: nuns.

Mercy Investment Services Inc. is the investment fund for the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, an international religious order.

The fund...

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Would pilotless planes make sense?

Would you be willing to fly on a plane with no pilot?

First US penny

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First US penny sold for $1.2 million

The first U.S. penny is 223 years old, and is also worth a lot more than one cent.

Ruth Porat

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Google's new CFO and her $70 million pay package

Google snagged a star to be its new chief financial officer, and will pay her like one. Ruth Porat, formerly the CFO of Morgan Stanley, received a $70 million-plus cash and stock deal from Google.

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Lufthansa will now keep 2 crew members in cockpits

Lufthansa was forced to introduce new rules on keeping two crew members in the cockpit at all times after its Germanwings flight crash killed 150 people on Tuesday.

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How Ferrari maintains its mystique

Usually, an automotive marketing executives job is pretty straightforward. Sell more cars. That's not the case for Enrico Galliera, the head of sales and marketing for Ferrari.

For him, there is such a thing as selling too many Ferraris. Exclusivity ...

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

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And the world's busiest airport is ...

The birthplace of Coca-Cola, "Gone with the Wind" and Martin Luther King Jr. is still home to the busiest passenger airport in the world.

Payday lenders

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The big profits of payday lenders may be over

About 12 million Americans take out payday loans every year. It's a big -- and controversial -- business.

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