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Cuba to Legalize Small and Medium-Sized Private Businesses

CORPORATE | By Michael Weissenstein | May 26
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.

Americans Have Disparate Access to Retirement Plans

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | May 26
Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live.

New Captain America Book Suggests He's A Member of Hydra

CORPORATE | By Jesse J. Holland | May 25
The new "Captain America: Steve Rogers" comic book hits stands Wednesday featuring the return of the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, but with a shocking twist.

Republicans Block Stricter Rules on Retirement Savings

LEGAL | By Andrew Taylor | May 25
Republicans controlling the Senate passed legislation Tuesday to block new Obama administration rules that require financial professionals to put their client's best interest first when giving advice on retirement investments.

'Gigantic' Corporate Tax Hike Likely Headed to Oregon Voters

FINANCE | By Kristena Hansen | May 25
A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggressive tax climate for big business of any state in the nation.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

LEGAL | By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

Pondering the Store's Future in An Age of Web Buying

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 23
What's the future of the physical store? That was one of the big topics of a three-day retail and technology conference called Shoptalk, which attracted more than 3,000 people from a broad spectrum of the retail world.

Apple's Stores Getting New Look as Other Retailers Struggle

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | May 22
Apple is getting ready to unveil a stylish new product that's not for sale - a new look for its stores.

Virginia Health Care: Pay by the Month, Get Unlimited Visits

CORPORATE | By Alan Suderman | May 22
Similar to concierge medicine for the rich, direct primary care can appeal to middle and low-income patients who struggle with high deductibles or can't afford insurance at all.

California Senate Approves Sweeping Gun-Control Measures

LEGAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 21
Democrats in the California Senate approved a wide-ranging series of gun control bills Thursday, reviving an effort to significantly tighten California's already strict gun laws in the wake of last year's terrorist attack in San Bernardino.

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