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Mercedes-Benz auctions for record $9.9 million

A rare German luxury car set a new record for the highest Arizona car-auction price, fetching $9.9 million Friday evening. The 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster fell short of its

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Jobs, raises, bonuses part of UAW-Fiat Chrysler deal

The UAW national council has approved a tentative agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that sets a clear path to full wages for entry-level workers while promising not to outsource work

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Volkswagen issues sales halt, CEO apologizes on emissions cheating

Volkswagen’s CEO said he is “deeply sorry” for violating U.S. emissions standards and ordered an external investigation on Sunday, two days after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accused the automaker

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Obamacare reduces maximum out-of-pocket costs, but not enough for some

Obamacare went a long way toward preventing the insurmountable medical bills that led to a large percentage of U.S. bankruptcies. But for many people, the $6,600 per-person, per-year cap on

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Obama order clears way for private ransom payments

President Obama unveiled new rules Wednesday that would basically allow families to offer private ransom payments for relatives kidnapped overseas. While the federal will continue to refuse to make ransom

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33.8M car air bags ordered replaced, one of largest recalls ever

The Transportation Department announced Tuesday that a major Japanese maker of automotive air bags has agreed to nearly double the scope of its recall, making it one of the largest

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Obama to speak on Iran deal

President Obama will address the new agreement on Iran’s nuclear program at around 2:15 p.m., the White House said Thursday. Obama will speak after a formal announcement by negotiators in

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Is Obama proposal the end of taxpayer-subsidized sports stadiums?

If President Obama has his way, the nation’s taxpayers would not help finance a new arena proposed for the Milwaukee Bucks professional basketball team. Nor would taxpayer-financed, tax-free bonds be

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Fast cars, cold weather, few fans for Atlanta’s new NASCAR date

Kevin Harvick was on a multi-topic roll. A discussion of the convergence of mechanical engineering and sports marketing. Not a

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Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine

President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presented a united front against Russia in talks at the White House Monday,

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Obama’s bid to tax foreign profits could cost Apple $10 billion

President Obama’s proposal for a one-time 14% tax on U.S. companies’ foreign earnings stashed abroad could add up to a

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Obama to propose a $478 billion road and bridge program

President Obama’s budget proposal Monday includes a six-year $478 billion program to build and upgrade roads, bridges, and other transit

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Obama wants end of sequester, seeks 7% spending hike

Heralding a new budget battle with congressional Republicans, President Obama called Thursday for an end to the automatic budget cuts

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The Obama tax proposals: Tailored cuts and hikes

President Obama’s State of the Union plan proposed several tax changes that will benefit middle-class taxpayers but cost wealthy taxpayers

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