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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. Read more »

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Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies. Read more »

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Global markets stabilize; US indexes move higher on earnings

Global stock markets are steadying as a rout in Chinese shares slowed and U.S. indexes moved higher. Read more »

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Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan

Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved... Read more »

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Report presents case for Wyoming wind power to California

California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar... Read more »

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These religions might be the future of faith for millennials

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The twenty-first century isn’t short on distinctions. It’s a new era, propelled by innovation and sustained by unprecedented connectivity. Read more »

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More proof that social media can be bad for relationships

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For many Americans, social media has plenty of benefits, but the freewheeling nature of the Net provides plenty of potential for social blunders. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton offers energy plans, declines comment on Keystone XL oil pipeline

Hillary Rodham Clinton is detailing new energy proposals in Iowa to address climate change. She calls global warming one of the "most urgent threats of our time." Read more »

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Clinton aims high in green energy plan

Calling climate change one of the "most urgent threats of our time," Hillary Rodham Clinton laid out elements of a sweeping plan Monday that would see every U.S. home powered by renewable energy by... Read more »

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US appeals court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM

Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. in New York because they cannot show that the companies' alleged offending behavior occurred in the United States, a... Read more »

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As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don't expect any timetable for a rate... Read more »

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Israel's Teva buys Allergan generic drug company for $40.5B

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion, in what Israeli analysts called the... Read more »

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Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a... Read more »

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Gov't: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators... Read more »

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Greece, creditors get down to business on bailout deal

Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in Athens Monday. Read more »

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Shanghai share index dives more than 8 percent

The Shanghai share index dived more than 8 percent Monday as Chinese stocks suffered a renewed sell-off despite government efforts to support the market. Read more »

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Why Americans can't save, and what they can do about it

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Americans are notoriously poor savers. Reversing that trend starts with a discussion of possible causes. Read more »

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A more family-friendly minimum wage

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Kansas City, Missouri, has now joined the ranks of cities and states determined to raise the local minimum wage. Read more »

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The art of complaining about a product

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Most every consumer has to deal with a company over a faulty product or service. Here's how to do it effectively. Read more »

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Verizon workers vote to authorize strike, if necessary

Verizon workers in nine states have voted to go on strike if necessary over a dispute about a new contract, a union official said at a rally Saturday. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Fiat Chrysler to recall more than 1.6 million vehicles in US

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix two separate issues affecting its Ram pickup trucks. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Shell Oil drill vessels are heading to the Arctic. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Research program bridges gap between university, growers

Some Kansas growers are carrying out experiments that they helped design, evaluating questions such as how different varieties, seeding rates, nutrients and other variables actually work in their... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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San Francisco's Chinatown clings to roots amid tech boom

For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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The most dangerous jobs in America

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When it comes to choosing a career, there are plenty of things to consider. Location, pay and work-life balance are often thought to be the prime priorities in the modern job market. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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