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    Answers about lingering delays at Chicago airports

    09/29/2014 10:59 PM EDT
    NEW YORK -- Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system. The Federal Aviation Administration has temporarily assigned other controllers to oversee the airspace normally covered by the crippled suburban facility, but full 
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    Insurance through employer often most affordable option
    09/26/2014 08:57 PM EDT - Getting health insurance through your job is often the cheapest way to get coverage, and a new study shows you're not paying much-higher costs this year to buy that insurance.
     
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    Tech responds to growing calls for Internet anonymity
    09/27/2014 08:09 PM EDT - Long before Edward Snowden, the NSA and PRISM became headlines and household words, a group of technologists dedicated themselves to making the Internet more anonymous. Today, they are leaders in a movement heating up in Silicon Valley and beyond to offer email services that Google can't read and file-sharing services that the government can't trace. Full Story

    Toyota bets big on fuel cell vehicles
    09/26/2014 08:26 PM EDT - Toyota is heavily promoting its 2015 FCV, or fuel cell vehicle, which will seats four, have a range of 300 miles and refuel in three to five minutes.  Full Story

    Wal-Mart to offer low-cost checking account
    09/24/2014 02:13 PM EDT - Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks.
     
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    Economy’s Q2 rebound faster than believed
    09/26/2014 10:34 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy’s bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year. The economy as measured by gross domestic product grew at a 4.6 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. Full Story

    Prices at the pump head below $3 in much of US
    09/25/2014 10:13 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2" across much the country. Gasoline prices typically decline in autumn, and this year they are being pulled even lower by falling global oil prices. By the end of the year, up to 30 states could have an average gasoline price of less than $3 a gallon. Full Story

    Some banks reissuing cards over Home Depot breach
    09/24/2014 06:18 PM EDT - Some lenders are preparing to reissue credit or debit cards to customers to head off possible losses following the breach of customer data at Home Depot.  Full Story

    Rising costs, stagnant pay put squeeze on the middle class
    09/24/2014 02:15 PM EDT - A new study shows just how heavy the burden has grown for America's middle class: For a typical married couple with two children, the combined cost of child care, housing, health care and savings for college and retirement jumped 32 percent from 2000 to 2012 -- and that's after adjusting for inflation.  Full Story

    Dubs aims to make earplugs a 'fashion staple' by focusing on design
    09/23/2014 07:08 PM EDT - With an intriguing design accented by splashy colors, Dubs is hoping to persuade concert-goers, sports fans and anyone else exposed to piercing sounds that wearing earplugs can be about "cool" as much as maintaining healthy ears. Full Story

    Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

    BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. Full Story
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    Lena Dunham launches tour for book of adult essays

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was a baby in the audience and Lena Dunham wondered why. "This is not an appropriate place for babies," she said Tuesday night as she launched the tour for one of the season's most anticipated books, "Not That Kind of Girl," a collection of adults-only, personal essays. Full Story