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More than 54 million to travel more than 50 miles to celebrate Thanksgiving

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Weather and gasoline prices are cooperating as traveling for Thanksgiving is expected to reach its highest level since 2005.

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Clothing retailer rue21 appoints board chairman as CEO

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Previous CEO resigns from teen clothing retailer after five months

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Even tech companies are getting in on holiday pop-up stores

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Pop-up stores are getting a new spin on an familiar model

Making a holiday gift list? Check it twice at these new Pittsburgh shops

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Don’t stress about holiday shopping. Like the Grinch’s heart, Pittsburgh’s boutique scene grew a few sizes this year, with more options.

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Paying more for bikes, water pumps, nails and screws: Tariffs pinch products passing through Pittsburgh

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It remains to be seen how or when consumers will feel the price changes caused by tariffs imposed on imported and foreign-made products.

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World briefs: Macron and Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

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Plus: Rallies follow the Indian top court’s ruling that women can enter a major temple; scattered tax protests persist in France; and more.

Your Office Coach: Rude boss won’t say hello to anyone but a select few

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Like many executives, your CEO apparently doesn’t realize that everything he does sends a message.

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'The Future of Tech is Female' : A University of Pittsburgh professor exposes disparities stemming from STEM

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A scholar asks how the U.S. tech sector can attract and retain more women when its current methods yield such miserable results.

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Visas for sale: Wealthy foreigners have a special path to the U.S.

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The EB-5 visa program allows foreigners with deep pockets to buy their way in to the country.

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Redirect the Amazon HQ2 incentives

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A large amount of speculation surrounded the incentive package offered to the Amazon HQ2 effort for Pittsburgh.

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World briefs: Protest over rising fuel tax turns fatal in France

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Plus: Sub wreckage found, Facebook data requests, Cops killed at checkpoint

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Top White House official involved in Saudi sanctions resigns

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The official, Kirsten Fontenrose, had pushed for tough measures against the Saudi government and has been to Riyadh to discuss sanctions.

Rebellious plot in motion to oust Britain’s leader

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Historian John Ramsden once described Prime Minister Theresa May’s Tory Party as “an autocracy tempered by assassination.”

Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

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Vice President Mike Pence said there would be no letup in President Trump’s policy of combating China’s mercantilist trade policy.

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BuzzFeed will tell you what millennials want -- for a fee

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BuzzFeed is seeking new sources of revenue as Facebook and Alphabet Inc.’s Google vacuum up ad dollars in the digital-media industry.

VW wants to storm car market with cheaper electric model

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Volkswagen says it will invest 44 billion euros in developing autonomous and electric cars and expand the appeal of battery-powered cars.

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Once the hub of the Kiski Valley, Vandergrift aims to again be 'something better than the best'

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Many residents say that they feel more hopeful about the town now than they’ve felt in a long time.

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Trump will nominate new EPA leader

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National briefs: DeVos pushes reform; Trump awards medals

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CNN’s Acosta returns to White House after judge’s ruling

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The judge said the White House behaved inappropriately in taking away Jim Acosta’s press badge after a testy exchange at a news conference.