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Giant leap for Smithsonian fundraising

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WASHINGTON — Smithsonian officials are over the moon that they needed only five days to complete their first Kickstarter fundraising campaign — to conserve, digitize and display Neil...

Business

Food industry outguns health advocates in debate on diets

WASHINGTON — The battle to define what Americans should eat is pitting nutritionists against deep-pocketed groups that are spending almost 14 times more cash...


Business

Clearfield and Farr West pace the state in home sales

Home buying was up 19 percent statewide in the second quarter, led by Clearfield and Farr West, the Salt Lake Board of Realtors said. Clearfield marked 312 homes...


Business

Microsoft beats Google in closely watched patent royalty fight

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. won an appeals court ruling that may lower the rates many electronics makers pay to license technology considered standard in...


Business

Regulators blame poor safety culture in Virgin Galactic crash

WASHINGTON — A nine-month federal investigation into the fatal crash last year of a Virgin Galactic spaceship found that the company hired to build and test...


Business

Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research

SAN FRANCISCO — Jody Kearns doesn’t like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson’s disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York,...




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George Washington U applicants no longer need to take admissions

WASHINGTON — George Washington University dropped its testing requirement for most freshman admissions Monday, becoming one of the largest and most prominent...


Business

Delta about to offer one of the coolest upgrades yet

Delta Air Lines is cooking up what may be one of the most appealing flight upgrades yet: one that allows you to bag a commercial flight altogether and board a...


Business

Giant leap for Smithsonian fundraising

WASHINGTON — Smithsonian officials are over the moon that they needed only five days to complete their first Kickstarter fundraising campaign — to...


Business

Congress pushes ahead on highway bill after Senate smackdown

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are pushing forward on must-pass highway legislation after an amendment reviving the federal Export-Import Bank provoked a heated clash...


Tax Talk

Understanding gambling winnings and losses

You just won a jackpot on a slot machine! But before getting too excited let’s take a look at the tax consequences. Until Congress approves the changes...


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Microsoft beats Google in closely watched patent royalty fight

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. won an appeals court ruling that may lower the rates many electronics makers pay to license technology considered standard in...