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Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court


A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people's privacy rights.

Bond market braces for impact of New York's free tuition plan

NEW YORK Little known private colleges that are already struggling to grow their revenues are facing a new threat that could further weaken their finances and make borrowing harder: free tuition at public universities.

Money, Campaign Finance 8:55am EDT

Uber inadvertently underpaid New York City drivers for over two years

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it underpaid its New York City drivers for the past two-and-a-half years, an error that could cost the ride-hailing company tens of millions of dollars.

Tech, 2:54pm EDT

New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

BOSTON An elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged on Monday that 13 former members of its staff engaged in sexual misconduct with students in incidents dating back decades, following an independent review by a Boston law firm.

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Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of spending in austere budget

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump wants lawmakers to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim in an austere budget unveiled on Tuesday at healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor while boosting the military. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, 3:51pm EDT

Ex-Eaton Vance trader pleads guilty in U.S. to options fraud

BOSTON A former Eaton Vance Corp portfolio manager pleaded guilty on Tuesday to an illegal options trading scheme that defrauded the company and allowed him to make $1.9 million in profits.

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Online insurer Fabric launches life coverage for New York parents

Fabric, a web-based insurance agency that promises new parents accidental death coverage in two minutes, opened for business in New York on Tuesday following the state's approval of its key product, the company said.

Tech, 7:04am EDT

Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools

(This version of the May 22 story was corrected to clarify details of the bill in paragraph four to show that it requires schools to provide alternative facilities)

Politics, Election 2016, 3:21pm EDT

Unruly passenger aboard Hawaii flight prompted bomb scare: FBI

A Turkish man prompted a bomb scare aboard a weekend American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu through a series of outbursts culminating in a desperate scuffle with crew members and fellow passengers, the FBI said in court documents filed on Monday.

May 22 2017

Trump administration wants Obamacare subsidy case put on hold, again

WASHINGTON The Trump administration asked on Monday that a major federal court case weighing the fate of the Obamacare cost-sharing subsidies be put on hold again, leaving billions of dollars in payments to insurers up in the air for 2017 and 2018.

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