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A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.
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Court documents released Thursday alleged that Walker coordinated fundraising with outside conservative groups during a recall election.
North Carolina is the most expensive state for car repairs, according to a report by CarMD.
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The FBI has been investigating a wave of so-called denial-of-service, or DDoS attacks, against web start-ups. The New York Times reports.
National apartment occupancy in May soared to the highest level in at least six years, even as new units are being built.
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The Dow Jones industrial average flirted with 17,000 for the first time on Friday, just 7 months after closing above 16,000 for the first time.
Expanding Medicaid eligibility will significantly affect uninsured rates in seven major cities, and bring them billions in federal money, according to a study.
Genetics startup 23andMe said it is one step closer to resuming sales of its full-fledged health product.
Microsoft and Google have agreed to add a "kill switch" to the next versions of their operating systems for smartphones.
Bank of America has asked the U.S. Attorney General to meet with its chief executive officer in an attempt to resolve differences over a mortgage settlement.
Sprint has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US.
Hedge funds have gotten a lot of bad publicity over the past few years, but most institutional investors couldn't care less.
Starbucks will raise prices of some drinks offered at US shops as well as on its brands of packaged coffee.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.
Kentucky boasts the most improved environment for small businesses, according to new data.
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