Dog Deaths from Jerky Treats, Amazon Ups Minimum Order for Free Shipping, First Teavana to Open Tomorrow

Nearly 600 dogs have died and 3,600 sickened after eating jerky treats from China. Officials are still investigating the exact cause of this outbreak.

To qualify for free shipping on Amazon, shoppers must now spend a minimum of $35 as opposed to the previous $25, marking the first time in more than a decade that Amazon has altered its free shipping policies in the U.S.

Starbucks will open its first Teavana store in Manhattan tomorrow, as the coffee company expands into offering tea and pressed juices.

The rate of tuition increases at U.S. colleges and universities has slowed for the second consecutive academic year, but government aid has also fallen.

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