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Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

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Student Loan Servicer Fights Back as States Eye Protections

Student Loan Servicer Fights Back as States Eye Protections

By Marina Villeneuve | Jun 24
The nation's largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states' efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation's single servicer of student loans.

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

Jun 24
A man with Lou Gehrig's disease is using his passion for making pickles to help fight for a cure.

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

By Geir Moulson | Jun 24
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets in post-World War II Europe served America's own interests.

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

By Bob Christie | Jun 23
Bank of America Corp. will repay tens of thousands of released Arizona prison inmates for what advocacy groups say were excessive charges to access money on debit cards they received when they got out of prison.

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Jun 23
A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 22
Already holding the title for longest state budget stalemate, Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on.

Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs

Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs

By Gene Johnson | Jun 22
Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released Tuesday.

Liz Weston: Are You Afraid to Look at Your Finances?

Liz Weston: Are You Afraid to Look at Your Finances?

By Liz Weston, Nerd Wallet | Jun 22
Not wanting to confront unpaid bills is a perfectly understandable, if unfortunate, reaction to a bad financial situation. And it's not just people in extreme debt who might be afraid to look.

Small Food Makers Wonder About Amazon-Whole Foods Impact

Small Food Makers Wonder About Amazon-Whole Foods Impact

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jun 22
Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?

 Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

Barbie's Companion Ken Gets New Looks: Man Bun, Beefy Bod

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 21
He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, including different skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.

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