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Feds: US Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Claims Breakthrough In Nuclear Fusion Technology

The defense contractor promises nuclear fusion generators would be much smaller, about the size of a semi-truck.

10/16/2014

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Artisanal Ciders Give Growers a New Revenue Stream

With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream by establishing farmstead cideries and planting varieties too tart or tannic for the lunchbox but perfect for smashing and fermenting into distinctive artisanal brews.

10/16/2014

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HBO to Offer Stand-Alone Streaming Service

Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015.

10/15/2014

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Macy’s to Open Even Earlier on Thanksgiving

Macy’s Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers.

10/15/2014

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Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?

10/15/2014

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Liquid Nicotine Exposures Up Sharply Among Kids

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked.

10/14/2014

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McDonald’s Invites Questions About Its Food

McDonald’s wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef.

10/13/2014

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Bernanke Says He Was Reluctant On 2008 AIG Bailout

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke etched a portrait Friday of his initial reluctance to have the central bank rescue American International Group Inc. in 2008. But he ultimately came to believe the $85 billion bailout loan to the company was needed to avert a shock to the financial system.

10/10/2014

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Tax-Free Weekend on Energy-Efficient Appliances in Virginia

Virginia is holding its eighth annual sales-tax holiday on energy-efficient products.

10/10/2014

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Dairy Queen Latest To Suffer Customer Card Hack

Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data.

10/10/2014

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