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What's News: World-Wide

11 hours 12 min ago
Georgia's governor signed a bill scrapping a host of curbs on carrying guns in public. A5

Think it's tough to vote in the U.S.? In India, officials brave testy elephants and crocodile-infested waters to reach far-flung citizens.

11 hours 55 min ago
The national elections trigger the world's biggest obstacle course for some Indian election officials.

Pro-Russian Separatist Takeover Changes Lives in Ukraine City

11 hours 55 min ago
The metamorphosis in Slovyansk captures the speed and the bizarre quality with which the pro-Russian separatist revolt has upended life in parts of eastern Ukraine.

Russia Warns Ukraine as 'Antiterror' Operation Resumes

11 hours 55 min ago
Russia warned that any attack on its citizens in Ukraine would be considered an attack on Russia itself, as the Ukrainian government resumed its military operation against pro-Russian militants.

FCC Rules Would Allow Preferred Web Traffic

11 hours 55 min ago
Regulators are proposing new rules on Internet traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies a premium for access to their fastest lanes.

What's News: Business & Finance

11 hours 55 min ago
HBO agreed to license older programs to Amazon's Prime streaming service. B10

Apple Boosts Buyback, Splits Stock To Reward Investors

11 hours 55 min ago
Apple, in a nod to restive shareholders, added $30 billion to its stock-buyback plan, raised its dividend about 8% and declared a 7-for-1 stock split, as it reported strong iPhone sales that defied expectations of a slowdown.

What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
The Pentagon is deploying troops to Eastern Europe for exercises, as tensions flared in Ukraine and Biden warned Russia to pull back its forces. A1A Crimean Tatar leader was barred from returning to the region for five years as he left for talks in Kiev. A10Russian opposition leader Navalny, who has been under house arrest since February, was found guilty of libel. A10

Deal Flurry Shows Drug Makers' Swing Toward Specialization

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
After decades of broadening their drug portfolios through acquisitions, pharmaceutical companies are reversing course to focus more narrowly on what they think they can do best.

U.S. to Move Troops Amid Ukraine Tensions

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
The Pentagon said U.S. troops would be sent for exercises in Eastern Europe to reassure allies on Russia's border, after Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of killing two people and shooting at a military plane.

European Union Confronts Its Roma Problem

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
A decade after countries with large Roma, or Gypsy, populations started joining the EU, the bloc is aiming to overcome centuries of discrimination that have kept the Roma disproportionately uneducated, jobless and poor.

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan's Affirmative Action Ban

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
The Supreme Court ruled 6-2 states may end racial preferences without violating the U.S. Constitution, upholding a Michigan law that grew out of the state's long-running debate over affirmative action policies at public universities.

Coffee Buyer Brews Up New Flavor Wheel

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
Feeling that the industry standard guide to describe coffee is too technical, a buyer came up with a new guide that uses terms such as "snow pea," "clementine" or "meat-like."

What's News: Business & Finance

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
JetBlue pilots voted to unionize, ending the carrier's status as one of the few nonunion airlines in the U.S. B1

Ford's Mulally Speeds Up Departure

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:13pm
Ford CEO Alan Mulally will leave the auto maker earlier than expected after a more than seven-year run that has seen the company build on its recent successes in North America and China.

Plans That Forgive Student Debt Skyrocket, Raising Fears Over Costs

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:13pm
Government officials are trying to rein in increasingly popular federal programs that forgive some student debt, amid rising concerns over the plans' costs and the possibility they could encourage colleges to push tuition even higher.

What's News: World-Wide

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:13pm
Government officials are trying to rein in increasingly popular federal programs that forgive some student debt. A1

Inside Nike's Struggle to Balance Cost, Worker Safety

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:12pm
Nike executives were divided over boosting manufacturing in Bangladesh, amid debate over controlling costs and maintaining safe working conditions.

What's News: Business & Finance

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:12pm
Facebook is planning a mobile-ad network that will use users' data to help marketers target ads on other services. B1