Midsize Businesses Seek Relief From Federal Health Law

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Employer groups and insurers are pushing to keep businesses with 51 to 100 workers exempt from a provision of the federal health law that they say could significantly increase their costs.

Mental-Health Screenings for Pilots Under Review

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The FAA has set up an advisory group to consider possible changes in mental-health screening of U.S. commercial pilots.

Google's Search for Platforms on Display

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Google this week will make a renewed push for developers to work with Android for wearable devices, Internet-connected TVs, cars and virtual reality at its I/O conference.

In a Slow Economy, Negative Quarters Shouldn't Surprise

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Data this week could show the U.S. economy shrank earlier this year, but that doesn’t necessarily indicate a recession, writes Greg Ip.

Toshiba Could Shine Once Mess Is Cleared

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Heard on the Street: Toshiba’s accounting issues could be the setback the company needs to clean up its broader portfolio of businesses.

Samsung Moves Raise Governance Concerns

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Samsung’s maneuvers to increase heir apparent Jay Y. Lee’s stake in Samsung Electronics illustrate issues that critics say continue to plague South Korea.

Nasdaq Closes at New Record

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The Nasdaq Composite rose to a new record close Wednesday, as technology companies led major benchmarks higher one day after their biggest losses in weeks..

Antitrust Lawsuits Target Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Lawsuits advancing in federal court in Alabama allege that the 37 independently owned Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers, which cover about a third of Americans, are functioning as an illegal cartel.

Bids Fly as GE Unit Auction Nears an End

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Several private-equity firms are vying to buy General Electric Co.’s unit that funds leveraged buyouts, in a sale process that could fetch more than $17 billion for GE and be the largest U.S. finance deal since the financial crisis.

Need to Suck It Up? Try a Meat Straw

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Companies offer drinking straws made out all sorts of things, from beef to stainless steel to cookies.

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