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Advocates: High court signals it won't stop $15 minimum wage

The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to stop the movement that is spreading across the nation, worker advocates say. Read more »

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First US cruise in decades set to arrive in Havana

The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold... Read more »

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Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indiana

Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Apple reports iPhone sales down, 1st revenue drop since 2003

Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis as lawmakers began a weeklong break. Read more »

Published April 30, 2016

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Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. Read more »

Published April 29, 2016

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Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss

Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude. Read more »

Published April 29, 2016

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Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn't immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still... Read more »

Published April 29, 2016

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Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and... Read more »

Published April 29, 2016

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US economy struggles at start of election year

It was not a great start for the U.S. economy. Read more »

Published April 28, 2016

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Southwest, Delta tangle over whether to cut or raise fares

No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares — even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times. Read more »

Published April 28, 2016

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Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks

Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. Read more »

Published April 28, 2016

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Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate

The Associated Press has learned that Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to run as his vice presidential nominee. Read more »

Published April 27, 2016

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FBI says it won't disclose how it accessed locked iPhone

The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, noting the agency lacks enough... Read more »

Published April 27, 2016

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AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the country's rich heritage, including... Read more »

Published April 26, 2016

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AP Explains: GOP battles bailout perception on Puerto Rico

Debt-ridden Puerto Rico faces a $422 million bond payment deadline Sunday with no sign Congress will act in time to help. Read more »

Published April 26, 2016

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US home prices rise at solid pace, even with flat sales

U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties. Read more »

Published April 26, 2016

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Appliance trends: Show focuses on colors, cooking times

Whether you're Paleo, vegan or something in between, today's luxury kitchen appliances are designed to let you individualize everything from color to cooking method. Read more »

Published April 26, 2016

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US consumer confidence slips in April

U.S. consumers were feeling a little less confident in April even though the stock market was rebounding from its February lows. Read more »

Published April 26, 2016

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New vistas open up at small businesses that use drones

That drone flying around a suburban house might not belong to a wannabe pilot — it may be a tool that's become indispensable for a small business. Read more »

Published April 24, 2016

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How to watch baseball online in 2016

Here's what the playing field looks like from your phone or computer these days. Read more »

Published April 23, 2016

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Port Authority to Newark on Uber deal: Not so fast

A tentative deal between Newark, New Jersey, and ride-hailing company Uber has hit a roadblock. Read more »

Published April 22, 2016

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Comcast customers won't need cable box with upcoming apps

Comcast says later this year you won't need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps. Read more »

Published April 20, 2016

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US home sales rebounded in March after February dip

U.S. home sales recovered in March after a February slump, kicking off a solid start to the spring buying season with strong gains in the Northeast and Midwest. Read more »

Published April 20, 2016

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