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Viagra ads target women for 1st time 


(AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.

EBay to split off lucrative PayPal business 


(AP) — EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, payment service PayPal, the e-commerce company said Tuesday.

Colorado high court considers pot firing case 


(AP) — The Colorado Supreme Court is considering a marijuana-related firing case that could have big implications for the state's pot smokers.

US grants $450M to link job training to employers

(AP) — Vice President Joe Biden announced almost a half-billion dollars of grants Monday to community colleges working with employers on job training.

Court-ordered anti-smoking ads challenged by firms

(AP) — The nation's largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say they lied about the dangers of smoking.

Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups to fix rear springs

(AP) — Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.

US stocks slip following drops overseas

(AP) — U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after recovering most of an early slide.

Macy's joins others in a big holiday hiring spree

(AP) — Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs, a 3.6 percent increase from last year.

Icahn weighs $100M bid to save Taj Mahal casino

(AP) — Billionaire Carl Icahn is considering spending $100 million to save Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino from closing.

Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes

(AP) — The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association.