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Chicago Story: Trump Sends GOP Donors Spinning

FINANCE | By Julie Bykowicz | Aug 28
Many top donors boycotted or sulked their way through the national convention last month. And nearly every day, it seems, a Republican endorses Clinton, some promising financial help.

Measuring the Fallout From A Summer Full of Box-Office Flops

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Aug 28
Hollywood's blockbuster machine frequently stalled and sputtered this summer, leaving behind a steady trail of misbegotten reboots, ill-conceived sequels and questionable remakes.

To Grow or Not? Some Successful Small Business Owners Say No

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Aug 27
When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no.

China Sets Sights on New Global Export: Nuclear Energy

PERSONAL TECH | By Joe McDonald | Aug 26
On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

Burt's Bees Landowner Gifts Land to U.S. Government

By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 26
The Burt's Bees founder pushing for a new national park in Maine has given 87,500 acres of land to the U.S. government.

Tesla Lays Claim to World's Fastest Production Car

AUTO NEWS | Aug 26
Tesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.

Kibbles 'n Bits Sales Suffer As Pet Owners Get Pickier

CORPORATE | Aug 26
Americans' increasingly picky tastes are affecting not just the bowls on their tables, but those on the floor: Kibbles 'n Bits sales are suffering.

Uber Buys Big Rig Company in Self-Driving Tech Push

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 26
Uber is putting self-driving on the fast track of its business model. The on-demand car pioneer recently bought Otto, a company that's designing autonomous big rigs.

Delphi, Mobileye Join Forces on Autonomous Car Platform

AUTO NEWS | Aug 24
Auto parts and electronics company Delphi Automotive is joining with Israeli software maker Mobileye to develop the building blocks for a fully autonomous car in about two years.

Rare Bookstore Still Thriving in New York City

BOOKS | Aug 24
Thanks to the internet, it's hard to find a brick-and-mortar bookstore where business is going well, let alone one in Midtown Manhattan.

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