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- Hillary Clinton campaign got illicit funds from D.C. scandal figure
- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
- Tickets linked to stolen passports purchased by Iranian middleman
- More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon
- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
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- Climate change could bring back smallpox, researchers say
- Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at N.Y. trial
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Google Inc. is trying to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.
''Failure to raise the debt limit would force the United States to default," Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner panted in a May 13 letter to Sen. Michael F. Bennet, Colorado Democrat. "A default would inflict catastrophic, far reaching damage on our nation's economy, significantly reducing growth, and increasing unemployment."
As gas prices around the country soared to an average $3.77 a gallon on Monday, many stations are feeling the effects of price-weary drivers as business drops with each uptick in cost.
Oil rose again Wednesday, passing $109 a barrel at one point, as the dollar weakened against major foreign currencies.
To say Capitals tickets are red hot would be an unnecessary pun, even to describe a team with the slogan of "Rock the Red" that boasts a season-ticket holder renewal rate better than 97 percent for next season.
The Federal Reserve told Congress on Thursday that it may reconsider its proposal to limit the fee that banks charge merchants for debit card transactions to 12 cents per swipe, the latest twist in a battle over billions of dollars.
British police arrested five people Thursday on suspicion of involvement in recent cyber attacks conducted by an Internet hacking group that has backed WikiLeaks, and in a coordinated action U.S. authorities issued 40 search warrants in America.
Retailers are reporting surprisingly weak December revenue after a strong November pulled forward holiday spending and a blizzard in the Northeast took a bite out of sales after Christmas.
Americans spent more on clothes, shoes, luxury goods and electronics in December than a year earlier, extending retail sales momentum that had been building since August, according to data released Wednesday.