Michael Brown, Darren Wilson

Ferguson grand jury word expected soon

While protesters chanted late Monday for an indictment in the shooting death of Michael Brown, officials called for…

Michael Brown, Darren Wilson

LIVE: Ferguson grand jury decision announcement

9 p.m. ET: The grand jury decision on whether to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the…

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GM, General Motors

Driver of recalled GM car cleared in boyfriend's death

A driver convicted of homicide in the death of her boyfriend has been exonerated after General Motors admitted its car may have caused their accident.

Amazon Prime Air, drone

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Expect heavy FAA drone regulations

Farmers want drones to survey fields. Wedding photographers want them for moving aerial shots. They might soon need a pilot's license.

Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales

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What's up with the Budweiser Clydesdales?

What's up with the Budweiser Clydesdales?

A report in The Wall Street Journal on Sunday night said that Anheuser-Busch InBev will not trot out the traditional Clydesdales in its holiday beer ads in its bid for younger customers.

The Internet and fans ...

Kmart

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Kmart workers fight against Black Friday creep

Somebody has to work on Thanksgiving, and Kmart says it does its best to staff stores with volunteers that day. But hundreds of workers say that's not good enough.

More than 600 employees have signed a petition asking that the store allow employees t...

Woman listening to headphones on beach

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Is music licensing company Loudr pitch perfect?

The world is full of independent music artists trying to catch their big break. In the internet age, making it big can start with covering popular songs.

Jennifer Lawrence Hunger Games Mockingjay 1

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'Hunger Games' disappoints despite record opening weekend

The best movie opening weekend of the year was still a disappointment, as the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" fell far short of expectations.

The estimated $123 million in box office easily topped the $100 million opening for the "Transformers: ...

Bird flu Europe

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Bird flu worries spread in Europe

Europeans are worried about a possible continent-wide bird flu epidemic after a wild duck tested positive for the H5N8 virus in northeast Germany, authorities said.

The virus was first discovered earlier this month in domesticated birds at a turkey f...

China stock markets, Chinese finances, money, economy

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China is not finished with rate cuts

China's central bank surprised investors last week with its first rate cut in more than two years. But get used to that -- analysts say more cuts are in the pipeline.

The consensus is that the central bank will cut rates again early next year, and mov...

Radio

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Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes jobs, radio

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation will cut 400 jobs and close five radio production centers as government funding shrinks.

In addition to the sweeping job cuts, managing director Mark Scott told staff Monday that the ABC would review its proper...

Gas, oil refinery

Reuters

All eyes on oil: What will OPEC do this week?

While Americans are chomping down on turkey and pie this week, everyone involved in the energy world will be closely watching the Thanksgiving Day meeting of the OPEC in Vienna, Austria.

Google

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Europe to vote on Google breakup proposal

Google controls 90 percent of all Web searches in Europe, giving it unequaled power it doesn't enjoy in the United States.

On Thursday, members of Europe's parliament will vote on a resolution that will propose ways to shrink Google's influence in Europe.

"It...

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