Boston Marathon bombing suspects may have had help making the bombs

It was a sophisticated attack with sophisticated devices. Authorities quickly identified the Boston bombing suspects, but almost immediately after Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed during the manhunt for the perpetrators and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured, investigators privately questioned if more people were involved.

4 ways equal pay for equal work benefits both women and men

Equal pay for women doing the same work as men should be a no brainer because it’s a matter of fairness. But this isn’t just about sisters getting what they deserve or even a convenient political talking point. Equal pay helps everyone, and ever more Americans are voicing their concern about continued disparities.

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Dale Jr. all smiles

Ever notice that NASCAR takes on a higher profile and appears more successful when Dale Earnhardt Jr. is smiling That bodes well for the 2015 Sprint Cup season.

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Business

IRS suggests dropping casino winnings threshold to $600

An IRS proposal released this week suggests the reporting rules for winnings from gambling on slots, keno and bingo be reduced from $1,200 to $600. The agency set a 90-day period for the casino industry to respond to the suggested regulation changes.

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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Judge must order DA to release records

Government officials do not have the discretion to decide which documents are public records and which ones are confidential. They cannot reject a request for public records based on what they think the documents might be used for. They cannot set a cap on the number of records requests a party can submit. They do not have the latitude to reject some records requests because they complied with others. And they certainly can’t tell news organizations whether to report on government documents or when they must stop reporting on those public records.

Life

Self-driving cars could generate billions, study says

Self-driving cars could generate billions of dollars a year in revenue from mobile internet services and products, even if occupants spend only a fraction of their free time on the web, according to a new study by McKinsey & Company.

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