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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow‑growing U. S. economy has emerged. That conclusion, one...

Review: Fire phone, an improvement on the familiar

Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices. But in a number of cases, Amazon's technology...

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do. Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in...

SEC votes to end $1 a share for some money funds

Regulators have voted by a narrow margin to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money‑market...

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more...

Boehner: No border money without policy changes

House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) says the public won't support spending money on the border crisis unless Congress makes policy changes to...

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers

The man‑in‑the‑know nursed a late‑morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered...

Prosecutors: Debt motive for 2012 Indy explosion

Prosecutors have filed court documents indicating that mounting gambling and credit card debt were the motive behind a deadly explosion that devastated an...

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon's new "unlimited" e‑book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself...