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Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 401(k) may be in Washington's crosshairs....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump shot down a possible approach for raising revenue to finance tax cuts in politically must-do legislation for the Republicans, promising Monday the popular 401(k) retirement savings program will be untouched....
Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, battered by suspicion of Russian government influence, wants to reassure customers by opening up its software's underlying code for outside review. But security experts and some U.S. politicians say the move is mostly meaningless....
PHOENIX (AP) -- Airliners began flying over Twila Lake's bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her neighborhood. It was a sudden change after rarely hearing jets in her previous 13 years in the downtown neighborhood....
      
Wall Street Journal
Amazon said it received 238 proposals from cities and regions across North America to host its second headquarters.
Sears Holdings Corp. will no longer sell Whirlpool Corp. appliances after a pricing dispute and changing market dynamics fractured a partnership that stretched back more than a century.
“Branded generics” have given Abbott and a handful of other players a relatively cheap fount of growth, allowing them to repackage off-patent drugs and extend their commercial lifespan.
Big U.S. growers are adding immense amounts of acreage to survive a harsh agricultural downturn, producing the greatest percentage of U.S. output since records began. Years of low grain prices are driving smaller American farmers out of business.
President Donald Trump vowed a popular retirement savings program would remain untouched in the forthcoming Republican tax overhaul proposal.
      
CNNMoney
Bill O'Reilly has repeatedly blamed reports of sexual misconduct on a politically motivated media. On Monday, he admitted that he also blames a higher power.
The office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is investigating the Weinstein Company to find out if Harvey Weinstein or other employees broke the law. A subpoena was issued on Monday by the office's Civil Rights Bureau.
The hurricane-battered U.S. territory managed to submit its application to Amazon by last Thursday's deadline.
ESPN president John Skipper released a statement Monday saying that the network was canceling the new show, which debuted last Tuesday.
Instead of raising money for the Red Cross or requesting help from the National Guard, dozens of grassroots operations have sprung up to help get aid and supplies to Puerto Rico any way they can. But it has not been easy.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The Communist Party increasingly asserts its authority over business leaders, weakening their drive to invest and eroding confidence in the country.
Needing a ratings boost, the host of “Megyn Kelly Today” targets what she calls a culture of sexual harassment at her former employer.
The bidders came from 43 U.S. states, as well as Canada and Mexico. Amazon says the project will create 50,000 jobs, and that the winner will be announced next year.
The city has passed a law designed to protect pedestrians staring at their smartphones from themselves. But critics say engineering and redesigning streets would be more effective.
One reason we’re just hearing about harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly has to do with nondisclosure agreements signed by the accusers.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
To heck with long odds, big jackpots are what attract players, lottery officials learn.
     
 
 
"O'Reilly's suggestion that no one ever complained about his behavior is false," Kelly said. "I know because I complained."
     
 
 
Benefit, tax, and even qualifying guidelines are changing for Social Security. Here's what you need to know.
     
 
 
401(k) investors will be able to sock away $18,500 in their retirement accounts in 2018, which will lower taxable income if they max out.
     
 
 
A hidden cost could eat up much of your cost-of-living adjustment next year.
     
 
 
      
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