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  • Steyer Nets $10,050 for $100 Million Climate Super-PAC

    Billionaire Tom Steyer is trying to enlist other wealthy donors in a $100 million climate-themed political organization, pledging at least half from himself.

  • Affirmative Action Ruling Challenges Colleges Seeking Diversity

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s support of Michigan’s ban on race-based affirmative action in university admissions may spur colleges to find new ways to achieve diversity without using racial preferences.

  • Experian Probed for Security Breach, Massachusetts Says

    A security breach involving a unit of credit-reporting company Experian Plc that allowed criminals access to Social Security numbers and other personal data of more than 200 million people is being investigated by Massachusetts, state Attorney General Martha Coakley said.

  • Port Authority Trustees Should Assert More Control, Panel Says

    Port Authority commissioners should select its executive director and stand up to the governors of New York and New Jersey if they disagree on policy, academics and analysts told a special committee.

  • Dartmouth’s Hanlon Calls to Halt Campus ‘Extreme Behavior’

    Dartmouth College President Philip Hanlon called for a halt to student intolerance, drinking and sexual misconduct that he said have damaged the school’s reputation and contributed to a plunge in applications this year.

  • U.S. Agent Lures Romanian Hackers in Subway Data Heist

    U.S. Secret Service Agent Matt O’Neill was growing nervous. For three months, he’d been surreptitiously monitoring hackers’ communications and watching as they siphoned thousands of credit card numbers from scores of U.S. retailers.

  • GM Passed on Ignition-Switch Fix in 2001, Advocates Say

    General Motors Co. chose not to use a more robust ignition-switch part in Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars while they were being designed, a decision that may have led to deaths, safety advocates said.

  • Pedophiles Lured by Avatar in Tech Industry Porn Fight

    Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.

  • Vermont to Grade A Fancy: Drop Dead

    When Vermont's secretary of agriculture changed maple syrup grading systems on Helen Robb, she felt homogenized.

  • Billionaire Hedge Fund Leaders Join Ricketts’s Super-PAC

    Two billionaire hedge fund executives have joined Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts’s super- political action committee as it works to elect Republicans to Congress, a U.S. Federal Election Commission report showed.

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