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Why Going Private Could Be Barnes & Noble's Best Bet

With its stock plunging and the trial between key shareholder Ron Burkle and top company executives about to take place in court, signs point ever more clearly to the possibility that Barnes & Noble will go private. And that just might be the best step for the company to take.

Homeless Man Finds Macy's Shoppers' Records

A St. Louis homeless man, trying to stay warm, stumbled on the personal information of Macy's shoppers as he was building himself a bed with trash he found in a downtown store's Dumpster. And it's not the first time that's happened for that particular store.

Makeover needed: Student loans

Two-thirds of students have to borrow to attend colleges, according to FinAid. They leave campus on graduation day 2004 with an average $19,237 in...

Credit crunch cramps students too!

Even if we don't like it, students and parents have grown accustomed to the fact that the cost of higher education has, for many people, exceeded...