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Sep. 10, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. said it still wants to buy rival Family Dollar, even though its nearly $9 billion offer was rejected by the discount retailer rejected last week.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 01:24 PM

Obama addresses vets in trip laden with politics

Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans.


Aug. 24, 2014 @ 02:44 PM

RAMSEY: Will the government take it?

Dear Dave,

I have a 5-year-old daughter, and I want to start a 529 for her. However, I’m concerned that the government might seize the 529 assets in order to pay off debt and give people treasury bonds instead. Do you think this might happen?


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General offer

Family Dollar is rebuffing Dollar General's takeover bid, citing antitrust issues. The discounter's board supports its existing merger with Dollar Tree.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 12:55 PM

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

Dollar General isn't about to be left out in the cold. The discounter is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 02:35 PM

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government is warning that they have until Sept. 5 to show that they're eligible.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

The United States' top disease detective calls Ebola a "painful, dreadful, merciless virus."


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

State Dept.: US 'fully supports' Iraq president

The United States said Sunday it "fully supports" Iraq's new president, just hours after embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused him of violating the constitution.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

US doctor with Ebola says he is getting stronger

An American doctor infected with Ebola says he's getting stronger every day.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

TVA to cut more than 2,000 jobs

The nation's largest public utility is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.


Aug. 06, 2014 @ 01:16 PM

Fed gives BofA approval to up dividend to 5 cents

Federal regulators have given Bank of America a green light to proceed with a long-awaited dividend increase it had suspended because of a reporting error.