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5:01 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

Despite Large Cuts To Greece's Pension System, Creditors Want More

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:32 pm

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The Two-Way
4:58 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

Carnival Expects to Begin Cruising To Cuba Next Year

Carnival Cruise Lines' main entrance of their office building in Miami. Carnival says it would become the first American cruise company to visit the Caribbean island nation since the 1960 trade embargo.
Alan Diaz AP

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:53 pm

Carnival Corp. says it has received permission from the U.S.

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Around the Nation
3:35 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

No One Can Drive New Jerseyans Away From Full-Service Gas

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:32 pm

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Business
3:35 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

Carnival Receives U.S. Permission To Operate Cruises To Cuba

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:01 pm

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Asia
3:35 pm
Tue July 7, 2015

Chinese Stocks Take A Plunge Despite Government Efforts

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The Two-Way
11:52 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Obama Administration Aims To Expand Access To Solar Power

Solar panels gather sunlight in Florida.
John Raoux AP

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 1:53 pm

The Obama administration hopes to make solar power more accessible for low- and middle-income Americans. It's announcing a series of moves, including installing more solar energy units in federally subsidized housing, low cost loans for homeowners and a program to help renters.

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The Two-Way
7:29 am
Tue July 7, 2015

European Leaders Lay Down Sunday Deadline For Greek Deal

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 6:40 pm

Updated at 6:46 p.m. ET

European leaders warn that only five days remain to strike a deal with Greece, even as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his talks with them Tuesday "took place in a positive climate."

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Economy
4:11 am
Tue July 7, 2015

With Greece Facing Economic Abyss, What Will EU Leaders Do?

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 12:47 pm

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Economy
4:11 am
Tue July 7, 2015

The Global Financial Crisis Did A Real Number On Greece's Economy

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 5:41 pm

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Technology
4:11 am
Tue July 7, 2015

Hackers Target Controversial Italian Cyber Espionage Company

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 6:44 am

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Remembrances
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Burt Shavitz, Face Of Burt's Bees, Dies At 80

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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Technology
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Hacking Team Breach Reveals Firm Sold Spying Tools To Repressive Regimes

Originally published on Tue July 7, 2015 2:23 pm

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Business
4:20 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Major U.S. Airlines Push Back Against Expansion Of Gulf Carriers

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 8:02 pm

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The Two-Way
2:54 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Reddit CEO Apologizes Days After User Revolt Over Firing Of Popular Figure

The popular reddit question-and-answer section /r/IAmA, along with hundreds of others, has shut down in an apparent protest over the dismissal of a key figure at the social sharing site.
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Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 4:57 pm

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has apologized to users of the popular website reddit, citing a "long history of mistakes" that resulted in an insurrection last week in which moderators shut down many of the site's most popular sections to protest the dismissal of a key figure in the site's popular r/IAmA section.

Here's part of Pao's apology that was posted on the site Monday:

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The Two-Way
11:52 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Burt Shavitz, Namesake And Co-Founder Of Burt's Bees, Dies

Burt Shavitz, who co-founded Burt's Bees, died Sunday in Bangor, Maine.
Robert F. Bukaty AP

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 3:05 pm

Burt Shavitz, the man whose face is on your minty Burt's Bees lip balm and body wash, died on Sunday in Bangor, Maine. He was 80.

NPR's Elizabeth Blair reports that Shavitz's death resulted from respiratory complications.

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