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Tech Giants Settle Wage-Fixing Lawsuit

The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.

Feds Rescind Washington State's 'No Child Left Behind' Waiver

The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.

Kerry Says Window For Russia To Change Course In Ukraine Is Closing

Secretary of State John Kerry said there is no question Russia is behind an effort to destabilize eastern Ukraine.

Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal would let Web companies pay for faster access. But entrepreneurs, like Reddit's co-founder, are wondering how they would have fared with such rules.

Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has a fatality rate of about 30 percent. An uptick in new cases in Saudi Arabia has health specialists concerned that the virus could spread outside the region.