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Lawsuit Challenges Denver's Sweeps of the Homeless

LEGAL | By Colleen Slevin | Oct 28
The Denver lawsuit says the city, as part of an effort to clear the homeless from areas being gentrified, is violating their constitutional rights to be protected from unreasonable searches and seizures and to be treated equally under the law.

Ryan Urges Pentagon to Suspend Collection of Guard Bonuses

FINANCE | By Matthew Daly | Oct 27
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday called for the Pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover enlistment bonuses paid to thousands of soldiers in California.

Decision in McDonald's Payroll Card Suit is Upheld on Appeal

An appeals court has upheld a judge's decision that the owners of 16 McDonald's restaurants in Pennsylvania violated state law by paying hourly employees strictly with fee-laden debit cards.

Florida Citrus Industry Under Attack from Disease

FINANCE | Oct 27
Florida's nearly $11 billion citrus industry faces a growing danger from disease. A tree-killing bacteria is wiping out the state's famous orange groves.

Target Plays Up Value for the Holiday Season

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 26
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.

Report: Gunmen Still Control Metals Mined for Modern Gadgets

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 26
Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo. Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the African region in their products.

For Some Low-Income Workers, Retirement is Only a Dream

FINANCE | By Maria Ines Zamudio | Oct 26
Studies have found that about one-third of low wage workers say they'll never be able to afford retirement. The problem is particularly acute among minority women.

West Virginia Candidate for Governor Owes Millions in Taxes

LEGAL | By Dylan Lovan and Jonathan Mattise | Oct 25
Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties.

Store Credit Cards

FINANCE | Oct 25
A survey out Thursday says store credit cards can have interest rates twice as high as a regular bank card. Anna Werner has more on the cost of plastic.

Leading Tattoo Artists Help Wounded Israelis with Scars

CORPORATE | By Tia Goldenberg | Oct 23
At an event organized by a group called Artists 4 Israel, 11 tattoo artists from around the world splashed bold graphics on the wounded Israelis this week, transforming their pain into a source of pride.

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