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Ailing global economy could lead Fed to delay hike

Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve…

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Bond prices surge the most since financial crisis

Investors flooded into the U.S. Treasury market in a way not seen…

California home sales rise in September

California home sales rose for the first time in a year in…

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Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices…

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CX Matiash/AP file photoThe federal government reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo to resolve allegations it discriminated against pregnant women.

Wells Fargo settles inquiry into bias against moms

The federal government said Thursday that it reached a $5 million settlement…

CX Matiash/AP file photoThe federal government reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo to resolve allegations it discriminated against pregnant women.

Judge rules for Boeing in whistleblower lawsuit

Three former workers at the Boeing plant in Wichita who filed a…

AP PhotoThis image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for "Sondra Prince." The Justice Department said Tuesday it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity. Sondra Arquiett

Drug agency sued over its fake Facebook account

The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs…

AP PhotoThis image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for "Sondra Prince." The Justice Department said Tuesday it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity. Sondra Arquiett
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Turkey cracks down on oil smuggling linked to IS

Sevda, a 22-year-old waitress in a brown apron, recounts how she made…

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US job growth is rising solidly, so why isn't pay?

Where are the pay raises? Employers in the United States are hiring…

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Applications for US jobless benefits drop to 287K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week…

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NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV

The NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry…

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Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in…

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Prices at the pump head below $3 in much of US

The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a…

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Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official…

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San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper…

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Stocks creep higher on encouraging news

The U.S. stock market climbed to new record highs Thursday as investors…

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Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to…

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AP Photo/Mel EvansA worker posts closed signs on the lobby doors at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino early Tuesday

New Jersey loses 4th casino; Trump weighs in

Donald Trump says he will take a serious look at taking back…

AP Photo/Mel EvansA worker posts closed signs on the lobby doors at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino early Tuesday
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Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound

Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages…

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American recovery drives the dollar sharply higher

In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like…

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