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The U.S. Bureau of the Census will test out the inclusion of a Middle East-North Africa classification in its 2020 survey of the national population, according to the Associated Press, provided the Commerce Department bureau has received sufficient positive feedback on the move by Sunday, when the public comment period ends.
South Dakota counties that would be affected by a proposed pipeline to carry oil from western North Dakota to refineries in eastern states want to weigh in on the state's decision to approve the project.
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running.
A federal judge has put the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino on hold while the company that ran its nightclub appeals.
Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank says indicators that measure the island's economic health have decreased slightly.
Whose Internet is it anyway? Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems and referred to the "information superhighway" as a fun way to buy books or check the weather.
Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress have never had a better chance of repealing the tax on medical devices.
Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measures to balance the budget.
Two suburban Chicago men were sentenced to prison time Friday for defrauding customers of a cash-management firm out of more than $665 million before the company collapsed in 2007.
An exceedingly opulent seaside resort in Southern California has sold for an eye-popping $360 million.
Uber says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe.
What’s a telltale sign of a poorly designed investment portfolio?
Shares of some top oil companies were mixed at the close of trading: BP PLC rose $.08 or .2 percent, to $38.83.
Shares of some top silver companies were up at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. rose $.17 or 5.4 percent, to $3.29.
Shares of some top construction companies were mixed at the close of trading: Fluor rose $.55 or 1.0 percent, to $53.59.
Shares of some top machinery companies were down at the close of trading: Caterpillar fell $.03 or percent, to $79.97.
Shares of some top autos companies were down at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. fell $.14 or .9 percent, to $14.71.
Shares of some top coal companies were mixed at the close of trading: Arch Coal rose $.03 or 3.0 percent, to $0.93.
Shares of some top Internet companies were mixed at the close of trading: Amazon rose $42.75 or 13.7 percent, to $354.53.
Shares of some top computer companies were down at the close of trading: Apple Inc s fell $1.74 or 1.5 percent, to $117.16.