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Apple's Tim Cook: Anti-gay laws are 'dangerous'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has spoken out against anti-LGBT legislation in the U.S., saying the new laws are "very dangerous" and contrary to America's founding principles.

Cook, who came out as gay last year, said laws enacted in Arkansas and Indiana are…

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Half of Americans are saving next to nothing

When it comes to saving, we aren't doing enough of it.

Roughly half of Americans are saving 5 percent or less of their incomes, including 18 percent that are not saving anything, according to a survey from Bankrate. Only about a quarter of people…

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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"…

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US economy showing cracks

America's economy is starting to see cracks after closing out 2014 with Superman strength.

The U.S. job market had its best year of gains last year since 1999, and economic activity hit a whopping 5 percent in the third quarter -- the best quarter…

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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…

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It's official: Kleiner Perkins wins gender bias case

Now, it's official: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against a former female partner.

But it took a strange turn of events to get to this outcome in a case that has riveted Silicon Valley for weeks.

At issue in the case: Did…

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Would pilotless planes make sense?

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

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From Stack's Bowers Galleries

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.

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