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Bay Area School Teaches NFL Players How To Tackle Life Off The Field

There’s a lot more to being a football player than showing up and playing on Sundays, they have to learn life skills and one of the biggest is managing their money and new found wealth. A new class offered in the Bay Area teaches players how to tackle life off the field.

04/09/2015

Elizabeth Sedway, pictured with her family, said she would miss two scheduled chemo sessions as a result of the airline’s decision.(Elizabeth Sedway)

Alaska Airlines Defends Decision To Remove Woman With Cancer, Family From Plane As Safety Precaution

Alaska Airlines supports an employee’s decision to boot a woman with cancer and her family off a flight from Hawaii to California for not having a note from her doctor clearing her to fly.

04/09/2015

Ellen Pao

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women

After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.

04/08/2015

Elizabeth Sedway, pictured with her family, said she would miss two scheduled chemo sessions as a result of the airline’s decision.(Elizabeth Sedway)

Alaska Airlines Boots Mom With Cancer, Family Off Plane For Having ‘No Note To Fly’

A woman with cancer and her family were kicked off from an Alaska Airlines flight from Hawaii to California after airline employees said she needed a note from her doctor before she could fly.

04/07/2015

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Gap And Levi Strauss Team Up To Oppose Religious Freedom Laws

Two more Bay Area-based companies have banded together in opposition to the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana that critics say could be used to discriminate against gay people.

03/31/2015

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls ‘Religious Objection’ Laws Dangerous

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called “religious objection” legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.

03/30/2015

Apple Introduces New Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

Apple’s Openly Gay Tim Cook Denounces Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Apple CEO tweeted his disappointment Friday about Indiana’s new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/27/2015

A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook’s Laser Drones Could Bring Internet To 5 Billion People

Facebook showed off plans to provide internet to billions of people around the world using a solar-powered laser drone.

03/26/2015

James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett of Metallica (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Metallica Biographers Claim Band Is In Financial Trouble

Metallica could be in some dire times financially, at least according to their biographers.

03/20/2015

Police at the scene of a standoff on Wall Road off of Highway 29 in Napa County, March 16, 2015. (CBS)

Napa Winemaker Embroiled In $800K Dispute Was Unraveling Before He Shot Silicon Valley Investor, Self

Robert Dahl came west from Minnesota with a powerful desire to make his fortune in Napa Valley’s famed wine country. And it looked like he had succeeded — for a while.

03/20/2015

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