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U.S. Highway Fund Nearly Broke, Jeopardizing Jobs

Letting the U.S. Highway Trust Fund to run dry could force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements to states' transportation infrastructure.

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Coca-Cola Soda Sales Lose Pop

Coca-Cola said Tuesday that the amount of soda it sold globally fell for first time in 15 years, but the drop was offset by stronger sales of noncarbonated drinks.

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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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Boehner Mocked for 'Electile Dysfunction'

House Speaker John Boehner's tea party opponent in the Ohio GOP primary doesn't have much chance of winning, but that didn't stop him from taking a low blow in a campaign video.

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Conservation & Green Economy

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.