Get a Nook Color and Nook Simple Touch for $149

Get this awesome pair of Nooks for $149 out the door. (Credit: Barnes Noble) Holy unexpected bundles, Batman! While supplies last, Barnes Noble is offering a refurbished Nook Color e-reader and Nook Simple Touch e-reader for $149 shipped. The deal is available only through eBay. To get it, click the above link, scroll down a […]

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Exclusive: Brazil prosecutor plans wider offshore oil probe

By Sabrina Lorenzi RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal prosecutor plans to expand his investigation of a November offshore oil spill in a field run by Chevron to areas operated by other companies in the country’s main oil region. The probe will explore geological conditions and operational practices in the Campos Basin in […]

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Low Interest Level

“‘Should I take her inconsistency as a warning sign and run? I’m at a loss for what to do.’“ This week, Doc Love, author of “The System,” explains to a reader what his love interest’s “confusion” really means. Hey Doc, I’ve been following your articles for a few years now, read “The System” about nine months […]

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Scalia on Obamacare Mandate: ‘If the Government Can Do This, What Else Can It Not Do?’

Justice Antonin Scalia (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) (CNSNews.com) – In oral arguments in the Supreme Court this week over the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care plan’s requirement that individuals must buy health insurance, Justice Antonin Scalia posed to Obama’s solicitor general a fundamental question that the mandate raises about the nature of the […]

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FDA: Tobacco Companies Must Reveal Harmful Chemicals

FDA: Tobacco Companies Must Reveal Harmful Chemicals March 30, 2012 — Tobacco makers have to tell consumers about all the harmful chemicals in their products, the FDA today ruled. They also must prove that any “reduced harm” tobacco products they sell actually do make things safer for consumers. The FDA actions spring from its new […]

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Wall St Week Ahead: After stocks’ first-quarter run, focus turns to data

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – After the best first quarter in 14 years, the SP 500 may be poised for a pullback as investors look to a slew of economic data for insight on the strength of the domestic economy. The Dow (DJI:^DJI – News) and the SP 500 (MXP:^GSPC – News) closed […]

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Get a 24-inch Acer LCD monitor for $129.99

(Credit: TigerDirect) Smallish laptops are great for travel, but when you’re sitting at your desk all day, you’ll almost certainly find yourself longing for a larger screen. Indeed, I can handle my HP dm1z’s 11.6-inch display for an hour or two in a coach seat or coffee shop, but for everyday home-office duties, it’s way […]

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Justice Breyer: Can Congress Make Americans Buy Computers, Cell Phones, Burials? ‘Yes, of Course’

Justice Stephen Breyer (CNSNews.com) – During oral arguments in the Supreme Court this week, Justice Stephen Breyer posed and answered the core question at issue in the controversy over the constitutionality of Obamacare’s mandate that individual Americans must buy government-approved health insurance policies: Can Congress order individuals to buy a good or service? “Yes, of […]

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Biologics for RA: Costs and Insurance

Biologic drugs for rheumatoid arthritis work for 2 out of 3 people who take them for RA. These genetically engineered drugs often slow or halt the progression of joint damage, and they may even push RA into remission. But the drugs are expensive; they cost about $1,000 to $3,000 a month. Even with health insurance, […]

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Stocks Get End-Quarter Bounce, Eyes on EU Meeting

By John Stonestreet LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks rose on Friday, with Europe gaining half a percent on the last trading day of a strong quarter as investors bet ministers will agree later in the day to almost double the euro zone’s crisis-fighting funds. But the backdrop was clouded across all asset classes, having soured […]

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