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Home sales rise 2% in October

Median price jumps 5.5%, propelled by tight supply

Subscriber onlyAmericans bought more homes last month, as sales snapped back in hurricane-hit Texas and Florida. Yet the market is still suffering from a dwindling supply of available homes. Continue reading...

AT&T lawsuit seen as atypical

Often, deal is cut in antitrust cases

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. lawsuit to stop AT&T's takeover of Time Warner has sparked accusations that the Justice Department, driven by political meddling from the White House, is pursuing a risky case that it's bound to lose. Continue reading...

Ikea restarts dresser recall after death

Subscriber onlyIkea relaunched a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. Continue reading...

NAFTA round avoids big issues

Subscriber onlyThe fifth round of talks among the United States, Mexico and Canada over the North American Free Trade Agreement drew to a close Tuesday with negotiators still at odds over the pact's future. Continue reading...

3 million Dish subscribers lose CBS stations in fee dispute

Subscriber onlyNearly 3 million Dish Network subscribers in 18 cities, including Los Angeles, have lost access to their local CBS television station -- just two days before Thanksgiving, when many Americans want to watch NFL football. Continue reading...

High schoolers work overtime on iPhone

Subscriber onlyApple found that its main supplier in Asia has been employing high-school students working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X. Continue reading...

Indexes mark highs on tech, health

Subscriber only The market's biggest winners this year, technology and health care, powered U.S. stock indexes to more all-time highs on Tuesday. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyLowe's doubles profit in third quarter Continue reading...

Debt, decline hobble landline firms

Subscriber onlySome of the biggest landline phone providers in the U.S., from Connecticut to Arizona, are running headlong into a debt crisis after borrowing heavily to add more territory and then failing to escape the industry's decline. Continue reading...

Increase fuel tax, group advises

But call it a fee, think tank says

Subscriber onlyPart of the national and state debate on how to fund the nation's infrastructure needs is a rhetorical tussle over what to call the costs at the pump: Are the collections per gallon of fuel user-based fees or fuel taxes? Continue reading...

Turkey glut reduces meals' cost

Recovery from ’15 bird flu called an ‘overcorrection’ by exec

Subscriber onlyThere's plenty of turkey for second helpings this Thanksgiving. Continue reading...

FCC will debut plan to undo regulations on Internet services

Subscriber onlyThe Federal Communications Commission is expected this week to reveal the latest details of a plan to roll back the government's net neutrality regulations. Continue reading...

Yellen to leave Fed board after new chairman arrives

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Janet Yellen on Monday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman. Continue reading...

Destination spot for bankruptcy filings: Virginia

Federal court in Richmond seen favorably by companies

Subscriber onlyThe Toys R Us world headquarters are on a sprawling wooded campus next to a reservoir in Wayne, N.J., on a street that bears the name of the company's iconic mascot, Geoffrey the giraffe. Continue reading...

Proposal puts burden on owners

California DMV could limit liability of self-driving carmakers

Subscriber onlyCalifornia regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners. Continue reading...

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