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Martha Stewart Living, Macy’s settle dispute

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Original Cheerios to go GMO-free

NEW YORK (AP) - General Mills says some Cheerios made without genetically modified ingredients will start appearing on shelves soon.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Your credit score

Do you know your credit score? Or how to improve it? The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has joined with Experian, which has donated 80,000 free, 12-month memberships to its FreeCreditScore.com website in order to help consumers not only understand, but improve their credit scores. It's all part of the NFCC's Sharpen Your Financial Focus program aimed at empowering consumers to manage credit wisely.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


New MIT technology allows 3D image interaction

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Group says swipe-fee settlement too weak

Group says swipe-fee settlement too weak

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000 n

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Vegas' New Year's Eve about big names

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sin City is set to ring in 2014 with big-name concerts, celebrity-hosted parties and an eight-minute rooftop fireworks display billed as the nation's largest.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


What would you do if you lost your job?

We all know how important it is to be prepared in case of a fire, flood, or other type of emergency. Well these days, the odds of losing your job could be just as great-if not greater-than any of the events mentioned above.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Gap: 5M without Medicaid coverage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - About 5 million people will be without health care next year that they would have gotten simply if they lived somewhere else in America.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Electricity use falls to 2001 levels

NEW YORK (AP) - The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in people's pockets was a Palm pilot and anyone talking about a tablet was probably an archaeologist or a preacher.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


NYC sues FedEx over cigarette deliveries

NEW YORK (AP) - The City of New York filed a civil lawsuit on Monday accusing FedEx of illegally delivering tons of untaxed cigarettes to city residents from a distributor on an Indian reservation on Long Island.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Social Security update for 2014

It has been my custom for most of the past 16 years to write a year-end column that summarizes the Social Security changes and updates scheduled to take place the following year.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were stolen from millions

ATLANTA (AP) - Target said Friday that debit-card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


Apple CEO's compensation rises to $4.3M

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple CEO Timothy Cook received a compensation package valued at nearly $4.3 million this year, up slightly from 2012.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


Hollywood poised for best-ever box-office year at $11B

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. But because of higher ticket prices, actual attendance at North American theaters remained flat after a decade of decline.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Why a grim US economic picture is brightening

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the government updates its estimate Wednesday of how the U.S. economy fared last quarter, the number is pretty sure to be ugly. Horrible even.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Stocks end lower as traders sell blue chips

NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market had its biggest decline in two weeks Tuesday, led by a sell-off in blue-chip bank and energy stocks. Homebuilders rose after the government reported sales of new homes rose in May to the highest level in six years.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

LONDON (AP) - Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, two computer security groups said Tuesday.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


AT&T says DirecTV deal could slow price hikes

NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T's CEO told Congress Tuesday that his company's purchase of DirecTV will help slow increases in programming prices, but won't lead to a decrease in prices.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Obama says US should have paid maternity leave

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States should join the rest of the industrialized world and offer paid leave for mothers of newborns.

June 23, 2014 | | Nationwide


Stocks slip below records; FMC falls

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks fell for the first time in seven days, ending a run that had pushed the indexes to all-time highs, as investors assessed corporate news.

June 23, 2014 | | Nationwide


Court raises bar for securities class action cases

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday made it tougher for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud, a decision that could curb the number of multimillion-dollar legal settlements companies pay out each year.

June 23, 2014 | | Nationwide


Automakers to recall air bags in humid parts of US

DETROIT (AP) - Faulty air bags - which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide - are being blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S.

June 23, 2014 | | Nationwide


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