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One of the most senior women on Wall Street shares her best advice for 20-somethings

She and has been described as a trailblazer, having gotten her start in the fledgling industry in the 1980s.<p>Horbach's industry typically involves buying up companies, often with borrowed money, and changing the companies to increase their value at a future point of sale.<p>In a wide-ranging interview, …

'Don't say his name': Oregon community wants to make shooter anonymous

Keith Weikum, a set builder and special effects operator for theater productions at Umpqua Community College, already had a skeptical expression when he opened his front door.<p>The reporter standing outside asked him whether he knew a particular student who had signed up to be a production assistant …

Obama seeks 'full accounting' of Afghan hospital bombing

In announcing an investigation into an apparent U.S. air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan, President Obama says he expects "a full accounting of the facts and circumstances" from the Pentagon.<p>"On behalf of the American people, I extend my deepest condolences to the medical professionals and …

Hate selfie-sticks? You're not alone, survey of pet peeves finds

After being banned everywhere from Disneyland to the Louvre museum, the selfie-stick emerged as the No. 1 thing travelers hate when they are out seeing the world.<p>That's the word from MissTravel.com, which surveyed 58,000 users of the travel dating website to find the Biggest Travel Pet Peeve of …

Pontiff’s visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, where 80% of inmates still face trial, comes at a time when many people incarcerated in America are held because they cannot afford bail<p>Behind barbed wire and under guard towers on the edge of north-east Philadelphia, Pope Francis will meet …

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What's keeping this 30-year-old super saver from buying a home?

Daryl Marritt paid off a $47,000 student debt in one year while earning a salary of $45,000.<p>The 30-year-old from Brampton, Ont., then turned his attention to saving. Using low-cost index funds, he maxxed out his tax-free savings account and put a whack of money in his registered retirement savings …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

The top rated business books to find your shortcut to success. How many of these 10 books have you read?

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Our Jihadis and Theirs: The Real (Armed) Dangers of American Life

<i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Consider this paragraph a holding action on the subject of getting blown away in America. While I write this dispatch, I’m waiting patiently for the next set of dispiriting killings in this country. And I have faith. Before I’m done, some angry -- or simply mentally …