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Americans rely on crowdfunding to pay medical bills


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:25:03 -0500

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Millions of Americans have crowdfunded their medical bills, with one in five Americans saying they’ve donated to a medical fundraiser online.

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Tax tips for parents or guardians of children


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:25:03 -0500

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Recent laws have expanded the number of people who can claim the Child Tax Credit. Here's how to take advantage of it on your tax return.

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Americans turn to crowdfunding to pay medical bills


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:10:00 -0500

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1 in 5 Americans report contributing to a medical-related crowdfunding campaign for friends, family, even strangers.

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The explosion of craft beers


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:08:03 -0500

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Domestic sales of craft beers have grown to more than $27 billion annually, representing about a quarter of the American beer market. "Sunday Morning" producer Sara Kugel talked with Marcus Doucet, who opened Manchester, N.H.'s Backyard Brewery, one of more than 7,000 craft breweries in the U.S.

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Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion for phony-account scandal


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:46:00 -0500

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Bank settles over widespread abuse of millions of customers of its banking, auto-lending and mortgage businesses.

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Trump suggests more farm bailouts as China purchases fall short


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:21:06 -0500

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In an all-caps tweet, President Trump said more farm aid would be paid by tariffs, which are paid by U.S. consumers.

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Google secretly monitors millions of schoolkids: lawsuit


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:04:56 -0500

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New Mexico AG claims the company uses its dominance in educational software to track millions of future customers.

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Warren drafts document to release people from NDAs with Bloomberg


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:37:05 -0500

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During the presidential debate Wednesday, Warren called on Bloomberg to release people from NDAs in a contentious exchange.

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U.S. women's soccer players seek $66M in discrimination suit


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:21:50 -0500

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The U.S. women's national team players are seeking damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit.

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Claiming the Child Tax Credit: Tips for parents


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:14:18 -0500

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The recently expanded credit is one of several options parents can use at tax time to get money back from the IRS.

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There are now more than 7,000 craft brewers in the U.S. alone


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:57:06 -0500

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In 2018, domestic sales reached a record $27.6 billion, representing 24% of the American beer market.

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Kia recalls 200,000 SUVs and vans for electrical problems


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:03:24 -0500

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Owners should park outside and away from structures because of the risk of an electrical short and fire.

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Supreme Oreos are selling on eBay for over $10,000


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 03:29:17 -0500

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Fans are eager to get their hands on the limited-edition cookies — and are willing to spend whatever it takes to do so.

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USC will offer free tuition to families making under $80,000


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 02:07:46 -0500

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The school also says it won't count home equity anymore in financial aid calculations.

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LeBron James's media company accused of infringing trademark


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:17:00 -0500

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A youth-focused nonprofit says the NBA star's company improperly used its slogan, "I am more than an athlete."

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White House says economy is clicking, but trade battles hurt


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:12:02 -0500

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President Donald Trump's chief economist said trade uncertainty dampened business investment last year.

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Bloomberg and NDAs: How these agreements work


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:45:00 -0500

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Critics say the legal restrictions muzzle employees — and there is recent precedent for freeing them to speak.

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1 Mike Bloomberg = 660,000 American households, wealthwise


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:43:00 -0500

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The billionaire media mogul's vast wealth has fueled his run for president, but it could also become a liability.

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Job hunters face a new hurdle: Impressing AI


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:27:00 -0500

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Artificial intelligence is increasingly deciding whether you're fit for a job, but some experts call it "snake oil."

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Morgan Stanley buying E*Trade for $13 billion


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:20:00 -0500

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Blockbuster deal reflects a bet on the growth of smaller investors, a switch from Morgan Stanley's focus on the rich.

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Millions of kid water bottles recalled for choking risk


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:54:00 -0500

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It's second recall in past year for the same product, which was sold at Costco, Target, Walmart and other retailers.

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Victoria's Secret to be sold and become private company


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:14:23 -0500

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L Brands CEO Les Wexner will step down after private equity firm strikes deal to take control of the retailer.

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Unpaid payday loans are landing people in jail


Created: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:14:07 -0500

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Payday lenders are using small-claims courts to arrest delinquent borrowers — consumer group calls it "Dickensian."

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General Mills cereal chiller: It's $13 a box


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:36:24 -0500

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A bet that health-conscious eaters will pay more for nut- and fruit-laden breakfast food, vs. $4 for box of Cheerios.

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Tesla tricked into speeding with simple electrical tape


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:32:00 -0500

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A security firm says its car test highlights some of the potential pitfalls of automated driving systems.

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Coronavirus economic hit could exceed $1 trillion


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 18:53:46 -0500

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Companies from Apple to Puma say outbreak is hurting sales, but economists warn the toll could be much steeper.

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Alcohol prices skyrocket 57% in under 20 years


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:15:16 -0500

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Among the rising costs of common goods, federal data shows that the price of alcohol has skyrocketed significantly. Since 2003, the cost of alcoholic beverages at bars and restaurants has spiked by 57%. Tony Dokoupil traveled around the country to bars and barley farms to see what's behind the drastic change.

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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler shares her story in first TV interview


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:15:16 -0500

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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler joins “CBS This Morning” to reveal the story behind the blog post that led to the resignation of the company’s CEO in her first TV interview. Fowler’s book, “Whistleblower: My Journey to Silicon Valley and Fight for Justice at Uber,” goes into detail about her sexual harassment allegations and what led up to a major restructuring of the business.

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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid sexual abuse lawsuits


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:15:15 -0500

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The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection. The organization is facing an onslaught of lawsuits from men who claimed they were sexually abused by scoutmasters and other leaders. Errol Barnett reports.

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Redlining maps are gone, but problem hasn't disappeared


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:52:00 -0500

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Mike Bloomberg claims the practice ultimately triggered the 2008 housing crash — but where does the term come from?

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Redlining is illegal, but some say it's still around


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:25:04 -0500

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Beginning in the 1930s, the practice of "redlining" by banks and real estate agents denied many people of color around the U.S. access to home loans. Federal laws now ban such mortgage discrimination, but some housing advocates say it has taken new forms.

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Wendy's fined for violating child labor laws


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:11:00 -0500

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Massachusetts crackdown has also ensnared Chipotle and Qdoba chains, with the state uncovering thousands of violations.

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As economy flails, debtors' prisons thrive


Created: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:22:25 -0500

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More than a dozen states around the country are jailing people who can't afford to pay their criminal justice debts

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Retailer will lend clothes to any woman running for U.S. office


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:07:10 -0500

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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lauded the company's move on Instagram.

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Wall Street's fear: Coronavirus "to get worse before it gets better"


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 18:14:59 -0500

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Analysts sounding alarm about over-priced stocks, saying investors underestimate extent of outbreak's potential impact.

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Kickstarter becomes first well-known tech company to unionize


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:38:06 -0500

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Employees allege management aggressively discouraged unionization and even fired employees for organizing the union effort.

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How U.S. stock market is reacting to coronavirus


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:15:00 -0500

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The spread of the new virus is starting to impact the U.S. stock market even though most cases are in China.

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Airlines grapple with in-flight harassment


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:55:48 -0500

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Reports of unruly in-flight behavior and assaults are common, but no national system exists to track incidents.

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Amid national increase, bar prices hold steady in some rural areas


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:31:03 -0500

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Chris Coyne, the owner of Dooley's Pub in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, blamed the national increase in bar prices on big cities' price gouging, rather than the rising costs of the bars and restaurants themselves. At his bar, two hours outside of New York, Coyne claimed that prices would go up by less than a dollar every four to five years. He spoke to "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil about why his costs seem to stay so low.

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Game over for HQ Trivia as it runs out of money


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:37:09 -0500

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Online trivia contest once had millions of daily users — former host blames "incompetence" for its collapse.

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Bloomberg's Wall St. plan to tax stock trades


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:35:01 -0500

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The one-time Wall Street executive says President Trump has "gutted" safeguards that protect investors.

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Court orders Apple to pay employees for bag searches


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:02:00 -0500

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California's Supreme Court ruled that because security checks of workers' bags are mandatory, Apple should pay up.

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Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex abuse lawsuits


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:15:00 -0500

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Programs will continue but the Chapter 11 filing sets off what could be one of the biggest, most complex bankruptcies ever and could lead to compensation fund topping $1 billion

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HSBC to cut headcount by 35,000, shed $100 billion in assets


Created: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 08:27:39 -0500

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The moves are designed to refocus on high-growth markets in Asia, while cutting workers in other regions.

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Retiree saves California's oldest newspaper


Created: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 19:20:50 -0500

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The Mountain Messenger has been rolling off the presses for 166 years.

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U.S. companies in China struggle to find workers as virus rages


Created: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:43:42 -0500

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Some factories don't have enough masks or gloves to protect employees from the potentially lethal infection.

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Apple will miss revenue target because of coronavirus


Created: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:41:00 -0500

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iPhone sales are slumping in China, while the tech titan's factories are taking time to resume full production.

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Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to combat climate change


Created: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 17:42:05 -0500

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"We can save Earth," but countries, companies and individuals must work together, Amazon founder says.

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Changes in tax law you should know about this year


Created: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:07:27 -0500

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This tax season includes changes in the treatment of health insurance and divorce — here's what you need to know.

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U.S. delays some China tariffs, cancels others


Created: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:41:00 -0400

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Trump administration is pushing back new levies on items including laptops, cell phones, shoes and holiday lights

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