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After AT&T-Time Warner win, is Comcast-Fox a done deal?

Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.

Should you be worried about Social Security and Medicare?

An unexpected weakening in the finances of Social Security and Medicare has raised concern about the bedrock programs for the middle class. The problems may only keep getting worse in a time of political tension and deep partisan divisions.

Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening

Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either, the government said Tuesday in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class.

US employers keep on hiring despite growing trade concerns

Defying fears of a global trade war, U.S. businesses have made it abundantly clear that they see no reason to stop hiring.

US unemployment falls to nearly 1969 levels; hiring solid

Another month of strong hiring drove the nation's unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging.

New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.

At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?

Having lost five of its 12 casinos over the past four years, Atlantic City will mark its 40th anniversary of casino gambling by reopening two of those shuttered properties, despite concern in some quarters that it might be repeating the ...

Get ready for the most expensive driving season in years

Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer.

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to misconduct at its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest punishment levied against the banking giant for widespread customer abuses.

Shaquille O'Neal to open luxury high-rise in New Jersey

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal is opening a high-rise apartment complex in New Jersey's largest city.

China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens

China vowed on Friday to fight the U.S. "at any cost" after President Donald Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

Jonathan Garland's fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Acquires The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is under new ownership.

Toys R Us demise to have impact from toy makers to landlords

The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords.

US hiring surge last month pulls in flood of new workers

U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted by the Trump administration's tax cuts and a resilient global economy.

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