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US safety board to detail findings of deadly NY…

Federal safety investigators will present their findings following a commuter rail crash that killed six people in the suburbs of New York City in 2015.

GM 2Q net earnings fall on loss from sale of…

General Motors' second-quarter net profit fell more than 40 percent largely due to a loss from the sale of its European unit

McCain's return sets stage for big Senate health…

President Donald Trump is keeping up the pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill

California governor to extend climate change bill…

Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign legislation extending California's signature initiative to fight global warming

Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for…

Concerns are rising among lawmakers and others over what incentives Wisconsin may offer to become the first U.S. home of global electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn

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Key ACA insurer urges gov't to keep customer…

One of the biggest insurers in the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces is warning the federal government that it must preserve cost-sharing payments for low-income customers to avoid hurting millions of people

As McDonald's works on transforming, $1 sodas…

McDonald's says $1 sodas and new line of premium burgers help boost US sales

IRS sees big drop in identity theft, stolen tax refunds

The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem

Domino's Pizza profit rises, but sees overseas…

Domino's Pizza reported Tuesday that its profit jumped 33 percent in its second quarter as more people ordered its pies, but the pizza chain also said there was a slowdown in sales overseas.

US stocks back to records as corporate profits…

U.S. stocks mostly rose in Tuesday morning trading as corporate profits continue to come in even bigger than analysts expected

Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effect

Nielsen says it will start counting how many people are watching live TV services from online streaming companies Hulu and YouTube

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP…

The gruesome discovery of a tractor-trailer full of dozens of dead and suffocating people outside a San Antonio Walmart reflects a durable business model for smugglers

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Greek bond issue marks milestone in recovery from…

The Greek government says it has raised 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) with the country's first bond issue in more than three years, which was more than two times oversubscribed

BMW to build electric Mini in Oxford despite…

BMW says it will build the electric version of its Mini cars at its factory in Oxford, England, despite questions about possible tariffs after Brexit

Republicans moving to repeal financial rule opposed by banks

In a continuing war on government regulations, a Republican-led House is seeking to overturn a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve a dispute

US consumer confidence rebounds

US consumer confidence rebounds, views on current conditions hit 16-year high

Ask Brianna: Should I borrow money from family…

When you're in a financial jam, borrowing from family or friends may seem like the logical move. Before you do, consider the downsides - and the alternatives

Investor urges Barnes & Noble to seek a sale, shares jump

Sandell Asset Management urges Barnes & Noble to find a buyer, driving shares higher

US home prices reach record high for 6th straight…

US home prices hit record high for 6th straight month as buyers fight for limited supply

With Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors finds shoes to…

US fashion accessories maker Michael Kors takes over Jimmy Choo in bid to burnish its brand image

Chipotle on Frederick's Golden Mile to open soon

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UK Brexit minister: progress made in talks on…

Britain's Brexit minister says progress has been made in talks on the rights of citizens living in each other's nations once the country leaves the European Union

Stronger demand boosts Caterpillar, 2017 outlook…

Caterpillar's 2Q results topped analysts' estimates, helped by higher demand and cost control efforts