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With An Eye On Oscars, Netflix Sent 'Roma' To Theaters First

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Alfonso Cuarón's acclaimed movie has been part of an ongoing battle over who gets to premier movies: streaming services like Netflix, or theaters?

'An Indescribable Feeling': Virgin Galactic Makes Historic Trip To Edge Of Space

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Four years after another test flight ended tragically, the company is celebrating a milestone: Its manned spacecraft reached an altitude of more than 51 miles.

Why Are There So Many Mattress Stores?

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There are so many mattress stores in America, and they always seem to be empty. So how can they afford the real estate? And how do they stay in business?

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Tin House Publishing To End Print Magazine In 2019

The 20th-anniversary issue in June 2019 will be the last for one of the most recognized brands in literature. Book publishing and Tin House workshops will continue.

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Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale

Tribune Publishing secretly started to pay more than $2.5 million to a fired news executive to settle a lawsuit. It sought to keep a slur by controlling owner Michael Ferro from becoming public.

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Apple Will Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Adding 5,000 Jobs

Apple says the move is expected to make it the largest private employer in Austin. The city already has the most Apple employees outside of the company's headquarters in California.

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Theresa May Survives No-Confidence Vote Amid Battle Over Brexit

"I will contest that vote with everything I have got," May said outside of 10 Downing Street. The vote is set to begin at 1 p.m. ET Wednesday.

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Economic Insecurity

The U.S. economy looks in fine shape — for now — but even a lot of Americans with jobs still struggle financially. Here are three Indicators to monitor economic insecurity in the U.S.

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SimCity In Stumptown: Portland To Get Model Powered By Cellphone Data For Planning

For the first time, Portland’s transportation planners are getting access to the powerful insights companies glean from tracking the location, moment by moment, of millions of cellphone users.

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Intel Building At Ronler Acres Facility Reopens After Hazmat Scare

The temporarily-shuttered Intel building at the center of two hazardous material-related scares in less than a week reopens Wednesday. 

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Chinese Hackers Are Likely Responsible For Marriott Data Breach, Reports Say

Chinese state hackers most likely attacked the reservation system at Marriott's Starwood chain which revealed details of 500 million guests, according to people familiar with the U.S. investigation.

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Exclusive: Ed Department To Erase Debts Of Teachers, Fix Troubled Grant Program

The move follows an NPR investigation that found thousands of teachers had grants unfairly converted to loans.

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Huawei Executive Granted Bail In Canada, Former Canadian Diplomat Is Detained In China

Michael Kovrig reportedly was taken into custody but China has not acknowledged it. Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou faces extradition from Canada to the U.S. to be tried on fraud charges.