Should the Superintendent of Newton Schools be fired for plagiarizing Governor Deval Patrick in a commencement speech?

Lyft Reaches Deal in New York

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Ride-sharing app Lyft Inc. has agreed to use only commercial drivers in New York City and follow state and local law as it prepares to roll out operations in New York Friday evening.

There's No Flying in Drone School

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With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can't actually get the devices off the ground.

Google's Moonshot: the Human Body

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Google has embarked on what may be its most ambitious science endeavor: a quest inside the human body. Called Baseline Study, the project will collect genetic and molecular data to create a full picture of a healthy human.

Wave of Newly Insured Patients Boosts Hospitals' Earnings

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A wave of newly insured patients helped boost hospitals' earnings in recent months, two hospital operators said, a sign the health law's coverage expansion is leading more patients to seek treatment. Universal Health Services' revenues rose 10% in the second quarter compared with a year earlier. LifePoint Hospitals saw profits rise 44% compared with last year's quarter.

NHTSA Reviews Chevy Impala Glitch

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, acting out of "an abundance of caution," is conducting a limited review into some Chevrolet Impala models over a possible software glitch that can disable air bags.

FCC Clears Sinclair's Purchase of Allbritton TV Stations

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The Federal Communications Commission approved Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s $985 million purchase of TV stations owned by Allbritton Communications Co., clearing the way for the deal to close.

Jaguar Land Rover Cuts Prices on Chinese Models

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Jaguar Land Rover said it would cut prices on Range Rover and Jaguar F-Type Cabriolet models in China by an average of $32,000, in response to scrutiny by Chinese state media and the government.

Huawei's Smartphone Business Bright

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Huawei' s sales of smartphones and other consumer products rose 30% in the first half of this year. The company said its strategy of focusing more on mid- to high-end smartphones, rather than selling the cheapest phones on the market, is working well.

Russia's Food Regulator Files Suit Against McDonald's

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The regulator seeks to ban some of McDonald's most popular products, alleging violations of safety codes which the U.S. company denies.

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