In Brief: May 15, 2000

FLOWER POWER If sending flowers to dear old Mom for Mother's Day isn't satisfying enough, you can now make a charitable contribution at the same time. At a partner of you can order a $29.95-to-$39.95 Mother's Day bouquet--and 10% will go to a children's hospital affiliated with the nonprofit Children's Miracle Network. In addition, the site kicks in a $10 donation with each Mother's Day buy. This way, everyone benefits.

DON'T LOSE IT First Visa and now MasterCard have found a way to ease the pain of lost or stolen credit cards. MasterCard used to...

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