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Biden bill would put US back on path of reducing uninsured

Biden bill would put US back on path of reducing uninsured

Biden bill would put US back on path of reducing uninsured WASHINGTON — The Democrats’ social spending and climate change bill would put the United States back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people, with estimates ranging from 4 million to 7 million Americans gaining health coverage. Those getting covered would...

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Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policymakers' investments

Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policymakers' investments

Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policymakers' investments The Federal Reserve is imposing a sweeping new set of restrictions on the investments its officials can own, a response to questionable recent trades that forced two top Fed officials to resign By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer October 21, 2021, 6:16 PM • 1 min read...

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Fire that threatened Lake Tahoe region is now 100% contained

Fire that threatened Lake Tahoe region is now 100% contained

Fire that threatened Lake Tahoe region is now 100% contained The 2-month-old California wildfire that threatened the Lake Tahoe resort region over the summer has been declared 100% contained ByThe Associated Press October 21, 2021, 5:23 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The 2-month-old...

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Turkey, Jordan, Mali added to global financial watch list

Turkey, Jordan, Mali added to global financial watch list

Turkey, Jordan, Mali added to global financial watch list An international organization that monitors and sets guidelines to protect against money laundering and terrorism financing has added Turkey, Jordan and Mali to its watch list By MATT OTT AP Business Writer October 21, 2021, 5:10 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail...

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FlixMobility buys Greyhound bus service, expanding US reach

FlixMobility buys Greyhound bus service, expanding US reach

FlixMobility buys Greyhound bus service, expanding US reach German transportation company FlixMobility is buying Greyhound’s bus operations in the U.S. in order to strengthen its position in the country ByThe Associated Press October 21, 2021, 5:06 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article German transportation company FlixMobility is buying Greyhound’s...

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US blocks tomato imports from Mexican farm over labor abuses

US blocks tomato imports from Mexican farm over labor abuses

US blocks tomato imports from Mexican farm over labor abuses The United States has ordered a halt to imports of tomatoes from a Mexican farming company and its subsidiaries for what officials say is abusive treatment of workers that amounts to forced labor ByThe Associated Press October 21, 2021, 4:20 PM • 2 min read...

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Existing home sales surge as interest rates point higher

Existing home sales surge as interest rates point higher

Existing home sales surge as interest rates point higher Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as worries about higher mortgage rates motivated buyers to get off the sidelines By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer October 21, 2021, 2:18 PM • 1 min read Share to...

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NTSB: Driver was behind wheel at time of Texas Tesla crash

NTSB: Driver was behind wheel at time of Texas Tesla crash

NTSB: Driver was behind wheel at time of Texas Tesla crash DETROIT — A driver was behind the wheel when a Tesla electric car crashed and burned last April in Houston, killing two men, neither of whom was found in the driver’s seat. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board announced the findings in an investigative...

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US salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650

US salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650

US salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650 U.S. health officials say a salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 states By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer October 21, 2021, 1:54 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — A...