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A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based Gap Inc. To Raise Minimum Wage For Its Lowest-Paid U.S. Workers

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. announced on Wednesday that they’re raising minimum wage for its lowest-paid workers in the U.S. Workers will receive at least $9 this year and that increase will go to $10 in 2015.

02/19/2014

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Which Countries Require Americans To Get A Visa Before They Fly?

If you have an American passport, you pretty much have access to the most of the world. However, there are some countries that still require you to have some extra documentation. Check out all the countries that require Americans to get a visa before they fly here.

01/08/2014

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The Best (Free!) Hotel Happy Hours

Check out the best FREE hotel happy hours from around the US.

12/31/2013

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/02/2013

Coins

U.S. Mint Experimenting With New Metals To Make Coins Cheaper

When it comes to making coins, the Mint isn’t getting its two cents worth. In some cases, it doesn’t even get half of that. A penny costs more than two cents and a nickel costs more than 11 cents to make and distribute. The quandary is how to make coins more cheaply without sparing our change’s quality and durability, or altering its size and appearance.

12/20/2012

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China Overtaking U.S. As Global Trader

The South Korean businessman supplied components to American automakers for a decade. But this year, he uprooted his family from Detroit and moved home to focus on selling to the new economic superpower: China.

12/03/2012

The NUMMI Factory

U.S. Manufacturing Shrinks To Weakest Level In 3 years

U.S. manufacturing shrank in November to its weakest level since July 2009, one month after the Great Recession ended.

12/03/2012

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Google Report Provides Glimpse At Government Demands

Governments around the world are peppering Google with more demands to remove online content and turn over information about its users.

06/18/2012

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