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Law school graduates taking the bar exam gather outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tech Issues Delays Bar Exam Submissions

LEGAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
Law school graduates sweated their way through the final day of their bar exams, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the answers from their computers.

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads the Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia.

Tech Sanctions Will Damage Russia if Not Lifted Quickly

LEGAL | By Laura Mills, Juergen Baetz | Jul 31
U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.

Indy Officials Seek New Ways to Attract Fans

CORPORATE | By Michael Marot | Jul 31
Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats. He has a full weekend of NASCAR and sports car races leading up to the Brickyard 400. He's kept motorcycles on the summer schedule at Indy and added races.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell

Medicare's Own Health Looking Better, Report Says

FINANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher, Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 31
Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.

Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein, right, and Dustin Moskovitz, right, at the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

Escaping Email: Inspired Vision or Hallucination?

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 31
Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago.

China Investigating Microsoft in Monopoly Case

CORPORATE | By Joe McDonald | Jul 30
China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.

T-Mobile Deal Helps Rhapsody Hit 2M Paying Subs

CORPORATE | Jul 30
Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.

FAA Aims to Hit Southwest Airlines with Massive Fine

CORPORATE | Jul 30
The Federal Aviation Authority proposed a $12 million fine for safety violations committed by Southwest Airlines. The FAA claims that Southwest allowed 44 of their 737s to return to the air without getting FAA approval. Jeff Pegues reports.

A worker assembles a vehicle on an assembly line at Ford factory in Chongqing, China.

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 30
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters and century-old companies such as Ford Motor Co. are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.

Trulia Kindle Fire .

Zillow Buying Trulia to Build Real Estate Titan

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 30
Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

Asia Stocks Widen Gains Ahead of US, China Data

FINANCE | By Youkyung Lee | Jul 29
Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday with the South Korean stock market closing at a three-year high ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.