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Jan 2, 2014

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Fiat is set to acquire full-control of Chrysler in a $4.35 billion deal. Could foreign ownership of this American classic dent sales in the U.S., or do people no longer care about "buying American?" Next, the Affordable Care Act is supposed to give more people access to primary care doctors, getting them into treatment early instead of relying on the Emergency Room (which costs more). Also, the Dow’s 2013 record would have been even higher but for IBM’s showing. IBM, which carries a lot of weight on the Dow, was the only component to see its shares fall for the year. And finally, the rescue of 52 passengers on a scientific research in the Antarctic today was the result of collaboration among several nations, including China, Australia and the U.S. 

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How to hack your holiday returns

Jan 2, 2013
Be patient, be persistent, keep your receipts. And you might just have many happy returns.

After rescue, a question: Who owns Antarctica?

Jan 2, 2014
The continent has been devoted to science -- not business -- but minerals and lucrative seafood could challenge order in the Antarctic.

Pope Francis drew 6.6 million to Vatican in 2013

Jan 2, 2014
That contrasts with 2.3 million for Pope Benedict in all of 2012.

Holocracy: How Zappos could change corporate America

Jan 2, 2014
First it was open office space, and now its open management.

How Obamacare will change the emergency room

Jan 2, 2014
The Affordable Care Act is supposed to give more people access to primary care doctors, getting them into treatment early.

Do people still try to 'Buy American?'

Jan 2, 2014
Fiat is set to acquire full-control of Chrysler in a $4.35 billion deal.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney blamed President Obama for selling Chrysler to Fiat.
Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images

IBM was the only Dow company to fall in 2013, and yet ...

Jan 2, 2014
The Dow’s 2013 record would have been even higher but for IBM’s showing. What about Big Blue made it miss the market's rally?

The Edward Snowden effect: Tech in 2014

Jan 2, 2014
Our technology reporter Queena Kim looks at how the tech industry will respond to the news about NSA surveillance.

GED was never meant to be second-chance diploma

Jan 3, 2014
The GED test was set up to help GIs get high school credit when they returned from war.

Fiat is set to acquire full-control of Chrysler in a $4.35 billion deal. Could foreign ownership of this American classic dent sales in the U.S., or do people no longer care about “buying American?” Next, the Affordable Care Act is supposed to give more people access to primary care doctors, getting them into treatment early instead of relying on the Emergency Room (which costs more). Also, the Dow’s 2013 record would have been even higher but for IBM’s showing. IBM, which carries a lot of weight on the Dow, was the only component to see its shares fall for the year. And finally, the rescue of 52 passengers on a scientific research in the Antarctic today was the result of collaboration among several nations, including China, Australia and the U.S.