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Study Finds 20M Would Lose Health Coverage Under Trump Plan

CORPORATE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 26
A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

Some Mexico City Residents See Future in Rain Harvesting

FINANCE | By Nick Wagner | Sep 26
In one year, over 15,000 gallons of rainwater can be captured by one system alone when installed on a roof measuring 80 square meters (861 square feet).

Arkansas Court Rejects Challenge to Medical Marijuana Plan

LEGAL | By Andre DeMillo | Sep 25
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to block votes from being counted on an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Wal-Mart to Face Class-Action Suit Over Alleged Bribery in Mexico

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 25
A federal judge has granted class-action status to Wal-Mart investors suing the world's largest retailer over allegations that it covered up a bribery scheme in Mexico to help its business there.

The Issue: Minimum Wage. The Candidates? Not Exactly Crystal Clear

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Sep 25
Raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $12 would lift pay for 1 in 4 employees nationwide, according to the liberal Economic Policy Institute. But it would also boost costs for employers and may slow hiring.

Samsung Suffers Backlash in China Over Smartphone Response

CORPORATE | By Joe McDonald | Sep 25
Potential damage to its image threatens to disrupt Samsung's efforts to use the Note 7 to propel faster growth in a crowded Chinese market where it has slipped to sixth place.

New Black Museum Prepared to Deal with Visitors' Emotions

CORPORATE | By Jesse J. Holland | Sep 24
America's newest museum brings to life all the pain and tribulations of the black experience and its creators expect many visitors will be shaken by what they see and hear.

Report: Staff Shortages Hamper U.S. Wildlife Refuges

CORPORATE | By Gillian Flaccus | Sep 24
Staffing at the nation's 565 wildlife refuges and related properties shrank nearly 15 percent in the past decade, and more than one-third of those locations don't have any staff on site.

Marriott Buys Starwood, Becoming World's Largest Hotel Chain

CORPORATE | By Scott Mayerwitz | Sep 23
Several of the best-known names in travel are now united in one hotel company.

1,400 Investor Lawsuits Seek 8.2 Billion Euros from VW

LEGAL | Sep 23
A German court says it has added staff and storage space to handle a flood of 1,400 investor lawsuits against Volkswagen seeking damages worth 8.2 billion euros ($9.2 billion).

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