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A visitor passes the Google logo on September 26, 2012 at the official opening party of the Google offices in Berlin, Germany.

EU votes to push Google break-up

Stephen Beard | Nov 27, 2014
Lawmakers say Google shouldn't promote its own services in search results.
People receive free groceries at a food pantry run by the Food Bank For New York City on Dec. 11, 2013 in New York City.

Inside a food pantry during its busy season

Adam Allington | Nov 27, 2014
Traverse City, Michigan, is home to one of the state's largest food pantries. Here's how it's handling demand for its services.

How free tuition spurred new interest in college

Emily Siner | Nov 27, 2014
Tennessee Promise is as much an experiment in marketing as it is in funding.
People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Why is it called 'Black Friday'?

Conrad Wilson | Nov 26, 2014
You've probably heard it's the day businesses finally make a profit. Nope.
A holiday sign that straddles the street by the Ferguson police station has become a familiar image this week.

A video tour of Ferguson, Missouri

Adam Allington | Nov 26, 2014
Driving from one end of the town to the other provides some perspective on where protests are taking place.
Posted In: Ferguson

Market forces catch up to OPEC

Scott Tong | Nov 26, 2014
Changes in global supply and demand have weakened OPEC's influence in the market.
Posted In: crude oil, oil price, OPEC
Shoppers wait in line at Starbucks coffee while shopping at a Black Friday event.

Holiday drinks: A mix of science and clever marketing

Sam Harnett | Nov 26, 2014
Here's why you crave that pumpkin spice latte and other "holidays in a glass."
Heat waves emanate from the exhaust of a transit bus as it passes an American flag hanging from the Los Angeles County Hall of Justice.

How EPA weighs costs, benefits of air pollution regulation

Stan Alcorn | Nov 26, 2014
Agency is forbidden from taking costs into account when writing rules like one proposed this week that would lower amount of smog-causing ozone allowed in the air.
Plates of buffalo wings are stacked up before the gorging begins at an annual Wing Bowl competition in Philadelphia.

On Turkey Day eve, have we reached peak chicken?

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 26, 2014
Some traders are betting that stock in American chicken producers can only go down from here.
Posted In: chicken, Thanksgiving, turkey
A John Deere tractor sits in the middle of field of freshly cut tobacco leaves in Owings, Maryland.

John Deere doesn't expect it to be a happy new year

Nova Safo | Nov 26, 2014
Crop prices have fallen, so Deere & Co. predicts farmers will buy less equipment.
Posted In: farming, John Deere, tractors

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