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2018

August

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  • F.D.A. approves generic EpiPen that may be cheaper. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first generic version of EpiPen, providing new competition that could help drive down the cost of a lifesaving product that had become a notorious symbol of
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  • CEO pay jumps to $19 million annually. Top executives of America’s biggest companies saw their average annual pay surge to $18.9 million in 2017, according to a report released Thursday, fueling concerns about the gulf between the nation’s richest and
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  • Sports betting is now legal in several states. After the Supreme Court in May overturned a 1992 law prohibiting states from legalizing sports gambling, several states have already legalized it, and others are considering it. Here’s a look at what actions states
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  • Education department to repeal gainful employment rule. The Department of Education plans to repeal the Obama administration’s gainful employment rule, it announced Friday. The rule sought to hold all career education and certificate programs -- the vast majority at for-profit
  • A new twist on rent-to-own housing. The idea of any of these alternatives is they're premised on the idea that you will eventually qualify for a mortgage to buy this house, but if you can't qualify for a mortgage
  • Want better customer service? Don’t call. Text.. The biggest shift in customer service since the 1-800 number is underway. Some 20 million businesses now use Facebook Messenger each month to talk with customers. Apple is leading companies as diverse as Lowe’s,
 

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