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SpaceX Aims to Send 'Red Dragon' Capsule to Mars in 2018

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Apr 28
The company's billionaire founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to send a Dragon capsule to land on the red planet as early as 2018.

Valeant CEO to Tell Congress He Regrets Drug Price Hikes

By Matthew Perrone | Apr 28
The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was "too aggressive" and regrets drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines.

McNugget Makeover? McDonald's Tests 'Simpler' Recipe

CORPORATE | Apr 27
McDonald's wants to take some of the mystery ingredients out of Chicken McNuggets.

Historic 'Laws of Baseball' Documents Sell for More Than $3M

FINANCE | Apr 27
Documents that baseball historians have called the Magna Carta of the game have sold at auction for nearly $3.3 million.

Backlash Greets Plans for Muslim Cemeteries Across U.S.

LEGAL | By Denise Lavoie | Apr 26
On the site of a long-idle dairy farm, leaders of a local mosque hope to build a final resting place for about 500 Muslim families - to the dismay of many residents of this quaint town in central Massachusetts.

Companies Eye Partnership Deals to Counter Low Growth

CORPORATE | By Pan Pylas | Apr 26
With global economic growth slowing, inflation staying low and digital innovation generating uncertainty, companies are increasingly looking at partnership deals with other firms, even competitors, to boost revenues.

Pricing Goods in an Era of Web Shopping

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 25
Stores still can't seem to wean shoppers off profit-busting discounts. It's a big challenge as shoppers find it easy to grab lower prices by simply checking on their mobile phones.

Aeropostale is Being Delisted by the NYSE

CORPORATE | Apr 25
Trading in shares of Aeropostale, the retailer whose clothes were once ubiquitous in teen closets, was suspended Friday and the New York Stock Exchange will delist the company.

Freeway Views Are Hot: Homeowners Cozy Up to Urban Eyesores

CORPORATE | By Alex Viega | Apr 24
In places like Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, where available land has long been scarce, developers are finding they can develop almost anywhere close to the city and find buyers.

Uber Settlement Keeps Drivers As Contractors in 2 States

CORPORATE | By Andrew Dalton | Apr 24
It will cost Uber up to $100 million and took some significant policy concessions, but the ride-hailing company is forging forward with its thriving business model by keeping its drivers independent contractors, for now.

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