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Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Suzanne Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area because of rising prices. A spike in housing and other living costs had driven her friends to Nevada and Oregon. Now, Finzell wonders if that will be her fate too, as the wildfires that charred California wine country send thousands...

October 19, 2017

Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday. The report by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media on the viewing habits of more than 1,400 children nationwide age 8 and under found that less-affluent youngsters spend nearly three-and-a-half hours daily watching TV and...

October 19, 2017

How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday

Banks and technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Wednesday, delivering another set of market milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 for the first time, thanks largely to IBM, which posted its biggest one-day gain since January 2009 after reporting strong quarterly results. The other major stock indexes also hit new highs. On Wednesday: The Standard & Poor's 500...

October 18, 2017

Developer who plotted escape after fatal crash gets prison

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York real estate developer caught trying to flee to South America following a fatal car crash in the Hamptons has been sentenced to three to nine years in state prison. Forty-four-year-old Sean Ludwick pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal crash and aggravated driving while intoxicated and was sentenced on Wednesday. Prosecutors say Ludwick's blood-alcohol content was more than double the state's legal limit for driving. The August 2015 crash in Sag Harbor killed 53-year-old Paul Hansen. Ludwick was free on bail when he was captured in Puerto Rico last year negotiating to buy a $400,000 sailboat to flee to South America. An FBI...

October 19, 2017

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A look at the Dow's 1,000-point milestones

The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time Wednesday, two months after it first closed above 22,000. Here are other times the Dow first closed above other 1,000-point milestones. 1,000: Nov. 14, 1972 2,000: Jan. 8, 1987 3,000: April 17, 1991 4,000: Feb. 23, 1995 5,000: Nov. 21, 1995 6,000: Oct. 14, 1996 7,000: Feb. 13, 1997 8,000: July 16, 1997 9,000: April 6, 1998 10,000: Mar. 29, 1999 11,000: May 3, 1999 12,000: Oct. 19, 2006 13,000: April 25, 2007 14,000: July 19, 2007 15,000: May 7, 2013 16,000: Nov. 21, 2013 17,000: July 3, 2014 18,000: Dec. 23, 2014 19,000: Nov. 22, 2016 20,000: Jan. 25, 2017 21,000: March 1, 2017 22,000: August 2,...

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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to retire next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down next year, the company announced Wednesday. Chenault, 66, will be replaced on Feb. 1 by Stephen Squeri, who will take over as both American Express' CEO and chairman of the board. Squeri, 58, is currently vice chairman at American Express. Chenault took over...

October 18, 2017
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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Receptionist's family sues over fatal Minnesota school blast

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a school receptionist is suing over an...

October 18, 2017
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Judge to hear arguments on tribe's pipeline contingency plan

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., will accept...

October 18, 2017
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Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break...

October 18, 2017