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Earnings Season Starts Rough for Health Insurers

Health insurers nosedived this week after UnitedHealth released shaky first-quarter earnings, but the dip may be short-lived if other insurers continue to fuel momentum.

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Chobani Counters Competition With Expanded Lineup

Chobani plans to introduce savory dips, fruit and oat cups and a dessert as it faces intensifying competition in the fast-growing Greek yogurt category.

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VW Beetle Marks 65th Year in U.S.

Sixty-five years after the first VW Beetle arrived in the U.S. as a distinctively shaped little car, the Beetle keeps attracting buyers with its spacious interior, turbo engine power and modernized iconic look.

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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.


IPO Market Shows Signs of Settling Down to Earth

Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, was the big winner among five initial public offerings as the IPO market shows signs of coming back down to earth.

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Generating Solar Power in the Dark

Scientists have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can store the heat forever and be endlessly re-used while emitting absolutely no greenhouse gases.