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GM At Odds With Feds Over Recall-Related Documents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining the automaker for not answers all of its questions about ignition switch problems, but General Motors says it's doing its best to comply.
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The Security Bug That Affects Most Of The Internet, Explained

Google, Yahoo and other major Internet companies use OpenSSL to protect your data transactions with them. Turns out a bug called Heartbleed has been exposing much of their data, and yours.
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New Rules Force Big Banks To Keep A Bigger Cushion

Banking regulators at the FDIC and the Fed are voting on whether to impose tougher rules on big banks. Analysts think that the new regulations, which are expected to pass, will hurt growth prospects.
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Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance

Dozens of people lost their homes in the massive slide in Oso, Wash., but few are likely to see an insurance payout. That's because mudslide coverage is not included in a typical homeowner's policy.
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The Politics Of Equal Pay: It's More Than A Women's Issue

The pay equity issue, which President Obama and Democrats are using as a central campaign theme, could also gain traction with male voters.
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Why Chocolate Is A Bargaining Chip In The Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Russia banned chocolate made by the leading Ukrainian presidential candidate at a time when political tensions are high between the countries. And we wanted to know: Is the chocolate any good?
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Prepaid Debit Cards Not As Simple As They Seem

More people are using prepaid debit cards, but not all the cards work the same way, especially when it comes to the fees they charge. Money Coach Alvin Hall gives some tips.
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Windows XP Users, It's Time To Upgrade. Here's How

Microsoft support for Windows XP stops Tuesday. If you're still using the 12-year-old operating system — an estimated quarter of PC users still run XP — here are some tips to get through an upgrade.
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Bliss Ends When Microsoft Pulls The Plug On XP Support

Bliss is the default computer desktop image when Microsoft's Windows XP operating system is launched. The photo, taken by Charles O'Rear, is of a highway in Napa Valley after a storm cleared.
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Fewer Complaints Help To Boost Airline Quality Ratings

The nation's airlines are running late more often and losing more suitcases. But passengers are complaining less, that's boosted airline quality ratings to their highest level ever.

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