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Merck Ends Contributions To Boy Scouts Over Anti-Gay Policy

The Merck Foundation says the Boy Scouts’ exclusion of gays from its ranks and leadership positions conflicts with giving guidelines and the company’s nondiscrimination policy.

12/10/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

As Gas Prices And Tolls Rise, Carpooling Gains In Popularity In New Jersey

There are websites that help travel companions link up. They include erideshare.com and a service from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

04/09/2012

American Soldiers in Kabul, Afghanistan (file / credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

JPMorgan Chase Spearheads Effort To Find Jobs For Veterans Through 100,000 Jobs Mission

JPMorgan Chase and nearly 40 other companies, some of them also based in the New York City area, have teamed up to try and get veterans back into the workforce.

04/06/2012

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New Cholesterol Drug Shows Highly-Promising Results

An experimental Merck drug safely boosted good cholesterol to record highs while dropping bad cholesterol to unprecedented lows in a study that stunned researchers and renewed hopes for an entirely new way of lowering heart risks.

CBS New York–11/17/2010