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$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million. Read more »

Published 2 hours ago

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OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers

Think you're in control? Think again. Read more »

Published 2 hours ago

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Federal Reserve is weighing key issues but may reveal little

This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. Read more »

Published 6 hours ago

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. Read more »

Published 6 hours ago

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Report: More acidic seawater poses risks for fisheries in Alaska

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. Read more »

Published 7 hours ago

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Jimmy Dean moves beyond breakfast for first time

Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner — and lunch, too. Read more »

Published 7 hours ago

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Report: More acidic seawater poses risks to fisheries in Alaska

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Judge rules against Donald Sterling, OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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In a surprising move, Dollar Tree will buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday. Read more »

Published 20 hours ago

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Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. Read more »

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House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before... Read more »

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Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. Read more »

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FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million

The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. Read more »

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Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship... Read more »

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US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Read more »

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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over defunct Yukos oil

An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay more than $50 billion to the former majority shareholders of now defunct oil company Yukos, ruling that the state engaged in a ruthless... Read more »

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Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with "no need to... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 — four years later than last year's estimate. Read more »

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The Journey: Trust in the trust to keep your estate out of probate

Q: I have a will designating my wife as beneficiary, or her two adult children should she predecease me. I want this protected from a challenge by my sister. How do I set my will up so she has no... Read more »

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All families need to have the financial 'talk'

It's the conversation that many families put off. And then put off some more. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly... Read more »

Published July 27, 2014

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NASA: Earth narrowly missed crippling solar storm in recent years

Earth missed a potentially catastrophic encounter with a solar storm by one week in 2012, physicists report. Read more »

Published July 26, 2014

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