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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.


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Judge OKs settlement with Tenn. coal ash victims

A federal judge has approved an agreement by the nation's largest public utility to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge, 2008 spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 01:25 PM

2nd American infected with Ebola headed to Atlanta

 The second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa was en route to Atlanta on Tuesday after a customs and refueling stop in Maine.


Aug. 04, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US

Newly formed Hurricane Bertha was churning northward Monday far from land, posing no direct threat to the U.S. East Coast.


Aug. 04, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

Son: Mother's Ebola should spark push for cure

Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work.