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Teen survives car wreck only to get hit with $17K medical bill -- A growing number of U.S. hospitals own urgent care centers, which limit who they treat for medical - and financial - reasons.

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Ian's economic toll could reach $60 billion to $70 billion -- Tourism, agriculture and mining expected to be the hardest-hit sectors after storm rips through Florida.

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Ex-eBay execs get prison time for sending live spiders to reporters -- In terror campaign, eBay employees stalked online newsletter publishers and sent disturbing deliveries to their home.

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Two types of student loans not eligible for forgiveness, new guidance says -- The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.

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Buckle up, America: The Fed wants to put you out of a job -- Fed Chief Jerome Powell says curbing inflation will cause pain. Critics say putting millions out of work is unnecessary. -- Sep 28

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Medicare premiums will drop next year. Here are the savings. -- For the first time in a decade, seniors will pay less next year on monthly premiums for Medicare's Part B plan. -- Sep 28

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Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce -- Breakup from ex-science teacher Dan Jewett follows split from Jeff Bezos, one of the world's richest men.

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3 million richest Americans are wealthier than 291 million -- In recent decades, 9 of 10 Americans have seen their share of the nation's wealth shrink, a CBO analysis found.

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How rich is LeBron James? Here's a breakdown of his wealth. -- The NBA star's investment in a pro pickleball team is just a sliver of his budding commercial empire.

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Why you should get a debt consolidation loan now -- Debt consolidation loans allow borrowers to combine their debts into one loan with a lower interest rate.

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Here's how recruiters find qualified job candidates -- The best way to find a pool of qualified job candidates is to expand your search.

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How to use life insurance to pay off debt -- Depending on your plan, you may be able to use your life insurance to pay down debt.

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Mark Zuckerberg's net worth has dropped $71 billion this year -- Once the world's third-richest man, he's been knocked off his perch by the stock market slump and Meta's troubles.

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Uber dealing with "cybersecurity incident" after hacker appears to breach system -- There was no indication that Uber's fleet of vehicles or its operation was in any way affected.

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Ethereum's "Merge" is live - here's what you need to know -- Crypto enthusiasts say a shift in how ethereum - the second-most popular blockchain - works will revolutionize digital currencies.

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California sues Amazon, alleging its dominance pushes up prices -- Lawsuit claims the retail giant forces sellers to keep their prices high in order to use its platform.

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Twitter had "no locks on the doors," whistleblower tells Senate -- Twitter's former security chief, Peiter Zatko, said the tech giant is a "decade behind" in protecting user safety.

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United Airlines sees future for flying electric taxis -- Carrier is investing $15 million in a maker of electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles.

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Twitter is finally testing out an edit button -- Twitter said the feature will later expand to Twitter Blue subscribers, which means you'll have to pay to use the edit button.

28 days ago

California lawmakers OK bills to curtail social media -- "The online world has created tremendous opportunities, but also real and proximate threats," said one legislator.

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Google bars downloads of Truth Social over violent content -- About 4 in 10 mobile phones use Google's Android platform, which may keep millions from joining Donald Trump's service.

29 days ago

Abortion pill startup sells meds to women who aren't pregnant -- Company says giving patients abortion pills before they're needed provides "peace of mind."

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Community aids in Filipino food truck's pandemic rebound -- Owner encourages customers to "give a high five" to local businesses raising prices. "It means a lot."

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Small business faces big challenges: Inflation and 18-hour days -- "Would you be comfortable paying $36 for a hamburger? That's kind of what it's worth," says restaurant owner Jenna Petersiel.

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For small businesses, looming recession brings uncertainty -- But Jessica Johnson-Cope, CEO of a family-owned security services company, remains optimistic even as the U.S. economy darkens.

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Want to cool off in a swimming pool? There's an app for that -- Swimply lets private pool owners rent them by the hour, while helping people beat the heat.

2 months ago

Dems propose raising taxes on high earners to preserve Medicare -- Sens. Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer craft a scaled-back version of the economic package thwarted by Manchin last year.

2 months ago

A common retirement strategy can erode your savings: watchdog -- Workers who move 401(k)s into IRAs can lose significant money to a choice they didn't have to make, new analysis shows.

2 months ago

How can you financially prepare for a recession? -- "The quicker you move, the more agency you have in reducing the impact of a recession," one expert says.

3 months ago

Stock drop has erased $3 trillion in retirement savings this year -- With Americans' nest eggs mostly held in 401(k)s and IRAs, the swoon could force many to delay their retirement.

3 months ago

Social Security bill would give seniors an extra $2,400 a year -- Some lawmakers want to revise the retirement program to shore up its funding and boost benefits for its 69 million recipients.

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