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Bachelor's in Beer? It's Brew it Yourself at Some Colleges

Apr 29
A bachelor's in beer? A master's in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies.

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Don't Fall for These 5 Infomercial Money-Grabbing Tricks

CORPORATE | By Joseph Pisani | May 1
Infomercials that sell shampoos, zit creams and the latest weight loss gadgets can be hard to turn away from. But before you pick up that phone, you should know that the low, low prices and easy monthly payments advertised are not always what you'll pay.

Sixth-Grader Interrogates Obama On His Facility with Digital Media.

LEGAL | By Jim Kuhnhenn | May 1
Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q&A specially tailored to an audience more concerned about homework assignments than homeland security.

Assurant Selling or Closing Health Insurance Division

CORPORATE | May 1
The parent company of Assurant Health said it will sell or shut down the insurer, which has struggled financially since the introduction of the federal Affordable Care Act.

Tesla to Expand Battery Technology to Homes, Businesses

CORPORATE | May 1
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid with millions of small power plants made of solar panels on roofs, batteries in garages.

Uber Delivers: Going Beyond Just Offering Rides

CORPORATE | May 1
Uber is rolling out a new service that allows drivers to transport packages and deliver food. CNET's Jeff Bakalar provides details.

Tech Councils Call for Protections for LGBT Individuals

LEGAL | By EDGE | May 1
The Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) is calling for federal legislation that affords non-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals.

Bud Light Should Have Said 'No' to New Ad Campaign

CORPORATE | May 1
Bud Light is apologizing for a slogan which was used in an ad campaign. Critics say that phrase supports reckless behavior and perhaps even sexual assault. Vladimir Duthiers speaks with Advertising Age's E.J. Schultz.

Seeking Answers on Getting Recalled Cars Fixed Quickly

LEGAL | Apr 30
Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief hosted a gathering of automakers to search for solutions.

How to Maximize Financial Aid and Save for College

FINANCE | Apr 30
A single year at a 4-year college runs between almost $19,000 to $42,000. That leaves many students wondering how they'll save up and pay for tuition. Here's Jill Schlesinger joins with tips for getting the best financial aid.

Russian Pol Accuses Apple of Distributing Gay Pornography

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Apr 30
Ongoing tensions between tech giant Apple and Russia continued this week when a politician from the country's rightwing LDPR party complained the iPhone maker was knowingly distributing gay pornography.

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