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  • College football players have right to form a union, NLRB rules

    College football players have right to form a union, NLRB rules
    Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape.
  • In Mississippi, a power plant is designed to shape the future of coal

    In Mississippi, a power plant is designed to shape the future of coal
    DE KALB, Miss. — Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5-billion wager on an energy future that includes coal. The Kemper plant is scheduled to open...

    Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.

     Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.
    Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....

    The Voice of Success

    The Voice of Success
    If you want to become a successful CEO, take note of the Barry White syndrome. That's a phenomenon observed in research studies showing that men with deeper voices attract more women and have more offspring than their squeakier counterparts. And yes,...

    Ian Barbour dies at 90; academic who bridged science-religion divide

    Ian Barbour dies at 90; academic who bridged science-religion divide
    For Ian Barbour, the deadly possibilities of the Atomic Age raised questions that science couldn't answer — a perplexing situation for a young physicist after World War II. He responded to the challenge in an unusual way: After completing his...