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 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, right, and employee Darryl Adams at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Intel commits $300 million to diversify tech ranks

Noel King | Jan 7, 2015
Company CEO tackles a tech problem: Need for more women, minorities in workforce.
Posted In: diversity, Intel, pipeline, race
Passengers wait at a security checkpoint at Chicago O'Hare Airport.

U.S. airlines are least punctual ... in the world

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 7, 2015
Two American companies make the top 20 list of airlines known for running on time.

Quiz: Source of public college revenue? Students.

Dan Hill | Jan 7, 2015
Median tuition at public college rose 55 percent between 2002 and 2012 as other funding sources declined.
Posted In: Curveball

The age of the community banker

Sabri Ben-Achour | Jan 7, 2015
Why the President appointed a local banker to the Fed.
Posted In: Bankers, Fed, Federal Reserve

PODCAST: Expensive scallops

David Gura | Jan 7, 2015
Community bankers in the fed, payday loan regulations, and expensive Maine scallops.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King waves to supporters during the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963.

Why 'Selma' can't show video from Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches

David Weinberg | Jan 7, 2015
Estate's stewardship of Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers can produce odd results.
United Auto Workers walk along the assembly line at Ford's Chicago assembly plant.

Cost of saving factory jobs via lower wages

Adam Allington | Jan 7, 2015
Employment in auto industry's at pre-recession levels but jobs aren't same quality.
Outside a firm offering payday cash advances in Los Angeles.

Consumer bureau may go after payday loans

Sally Herships | Jan 7, 2015
Reform could be coming to payday loan industry in the form of federal regulations.

Restaurants shell out for high-priced scallops

Caroline Losneck | Jan 7, 2015
Catch limits and a short season are driving up the the price of Maine scallops.
Posted In: maine, seafood, shellfish

Consumer prices slip in the eurozone

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Jan 7, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.