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Gawker May Be Looking to Sell After Losing Hulk Hogan Case

CORPORATE | By Tali Abrel | May 26
The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale.

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.

Hawaii Could Be First to Put Gun Owners in Federal Database

LEGAL | By Marina Starleaf Riker | May 26
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

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.

Texas Police Say Criminals Often Using Imitation Weapons

LEGAL | By David Warren | May 25
Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they're cheap and easy to obtain.

No Clothes? No Beach. Court Rules Against Spanish Naturist

LEGAL | By Harold Heckle | May 24
Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip.

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."

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