Apache Divests $1.4 Billion in Assets

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Apache Corp. said it agreed to sell some oil-and-gas assets in southern Louisiana and the Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma for roughly $1.4 billion in two separate deals.

BNSF Railway Plans $6 Billion Capital Spending

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BNSF Railway Co. is set to announce Thursday that it plans $6 billion in capital spending in 2015 to meet continuing growth in demand for freight rail service.

Royal Dutch Shell Sells Some Nigeria Units

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Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has sold its stake in a set of oil wells and processing plants in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, the latest in a series of sales in an area where Shell has struggled with oil theft and other security issues.

Michael's Earnings Jump 36%, Raises Guidance

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Michaels Cos. posted a bigger-than-expected 36% increase in earnings for its November quarter, the arts-and-crafts retailer’s second straight quarter of strong results following June’s underwhelming initial public offering.

Washington Post Launches New App

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The Washington Post unveiled a tablet app targeted toward a national audience, the latest example of the publication’s attempt to reinvent itself and boost readership under owner and Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos.

JetBlue to Add Bag Fees

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JetBlue Airways is adding bag fees and cutting passenger legroom, as the carrier looks to improve its financials amid pressure from analysts and investors.

Bill Cosby's Return to TV Is Canceled

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Bill Cosby’s plans for a television comeback have taken a big hit from the sexual-assault allegations swirling around him.

Cavernous Stores Wear on Forever 21

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Forever 21 is grappling with a special problem stemming from its aggressive expansion: gigantic stores that it has had trouble filling productively, according to people familiar with the company.

Protect Your Medical Data From Identity Theft

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Identity thieves increasingly target medical records, which are a rich trove of personal information.

Shorter ACA Enrollment Begins

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Consumers can renew health-insurance policies purchased last year on healthcare.gov or choose a new plan. But the enrollment period will be shorter, and penalties will be higher.

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