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Beige Book: Growth Picks Up Across Most of U.S.

The Federal Reserve 'Beige Book' survey shows economic growth picking up in 10 of the Fed's 12 regions over the past two months as harsh winter weather subsided.

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2014 Woman of the Year: Katherine Archuleta

The CEO of a billion-dollar company. A managing director at one of the world's largest banks. The first Latina governor in the U.S. This year's Woman of the Year, Katherine Archuleta, faced a particularly tough field.

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Google Building a 'Digital Superstate,' German Media Mogul Says

The chief executive of Europe's largest newspaper publisher says Google is abusing a monopoly to discriminate against competitors and build a "superstate."

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World Reaches Global Warming Crossroads

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy is needed to avoid catastrophic global warming as emissions, of greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the U.N. says.