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(Washington, DC) -- The Supreme Court hears arguments today in a case that could cripple the Affordable Care Act. The key issue involves taxpayer subsidies for health insurance. The law states that the federal government will provide subsidies to low-income people through...
(Undated) -- Dodge is warning car shoppers that a few dealers are going way over the line on deals for high-performance models. Dodge's parent company, Fiat Chrysler, says some dealers are pumping up the prices for SRT Hellcat models of the Charger and Challenger. In some cases...
(Trenton, NJ) -- New Jersey Senators Steve Sweeney and Ray Lesniak want to stop a controversial settlement reportedly in the works with Exxon Mobil. "The New York Times" first reported that Governor Chris Christie's administration is planning to settle a nearly nine-billion...
(Washington, DC) -- Private-sector job hiring in the U.S. slowed in February, falling short of expectations. Payroll outsourcing provider ADP reports 212-thousand new jobs in the month, about eight-thousand less than economists had predicted. Most of the job gains came in the...
(Undated) -- Applications for home mortgages in the U.S. are up as interest rates fall. The Mortgage Bankers Association announced today that its index of mortgage application activity rose zero-point-one percent last week. Fixed 30-year mortgage rates averaged three-point-96...
(Undated) -- Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he's found the wreckage of a Japanese battleship that sank more than 70 years ago. Allen posted underwater photos of the Musashi wreckage on Twitter this week. Allen is paying for the expedition that found the ship near the...
(Undated) -- The shale oil boom is lifting North Dakota to the top spot on new rankings of states' economies. "Business Insider" magazine ranks each of the 50 states on measurements including job growth, unemployment rate, and average weekly wage. North Dakota's job growth of...
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Target is cutting several thousand jobs as part of a restructuring plan. CEO Brian Cornell announced the cuts will come over the next two years as part of the retail chain's plan to cut two-billion dollars in costs. The company says many of the cuts would...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks are easing off from record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 were all down about half a percent after automakers reported lower-than-expected sales for last month. The Dow is down 85 points to 18-203. The Nasdaq closed down...