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Despite Campaign To-Do List, Trump Team Coy About His Plans

By Ken Thomas and Josh Boak | Jan 21
Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it.

U.S. Sues Oracle, Says It Pays White Men More Than Others

Jan 20
The Labor Department is suing Oracle, claiming that the technology giant pays white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles.

Business Group: China Preparing to Retaliate on Trade

By Joe McDonald | Jan 20
China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group said Wednesday.

New Prescription: Doctor Offices that Look Like Apple Stores

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 19
After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess.

After Long Decline, St. Louis Tries to Rebuild With Startups

By Jim Salter | Jan 19
It's tough to rebuild a city's image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal.

Foxx: Private Dollars Alone Can't Solve Transportation Woes

By Joan Lowy | Jan 19
Stimulating private investment in infrastructure projects, as President-elect Donald Trump has proposed, can cover only a fraction of the costs of solving America's transportation problems.

Vegemite Goes Home: Oreo Maker Sells to Australia's Bega

By Rod McGuirk | Jan 19
Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker of Oreos.

As Robots Take Jobs, Europeans Mull Free Money for All

By John Leicester | Jan 18
The radical notion that governments should hand out free money to everyone - rich and poor, those who work and those who don't - is slowly but surely gaining ground in Europe.

Hyundai Highlights U.S. Spending Plan Before Trump Inaugurated

By YouKyung Lee | Jan 18
Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and is considering building a new U.S. factory.

Retail Group Launches Training for Entry-Level Job Seekers

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 17
Trying to stem high turnover in store jobs, nonprofit groups and chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and the Home Shopping Network are launching a program to help people develop the skills to land entry-level jobs and advance in a retail career.

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