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FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. CVS is now selling a rival generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the emergency allergy treatment was eviscerated before Congress because of its soaring cost to consumers. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
January 12, 2017 - 7:56 am
CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the life-saving allergy treatment was eviscerated before Congress because of its soaring cost to consumers. The drugstore chain says it will charge $109.99 for a two-pack of...
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Hawaii state Rep. Chris Lee talks about a bill he's proposing to require presidential candidates to release tax returns on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Honolulu. Lawmakers in Hawaii and several other states want to prevent presidential candidates from appearing on their states' ballots unless the candidates release their tax returns. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)
January 12, 2017 - 3:55 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers in Hawaii and several other states want to prevent presidential candidates from appearing on their states' ballots unless the candidates release their tax returns. They're responding to President-elect Donald Trump's decision to not release his tax returns during the...
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FILE - This May 6, 2012, file photo, shows a Wells Fargo sign at a branch in New York. Wells Fargo announced Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, it is completely restructuring how it pays tellers and other bank branch employees after a scandal over its aggressive sales practices. (AP Photo/CX Matiash, File)
January 10, 2017 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo announced a complete restructuring Tuesday of how it pays tellers and other bank branch employees, with incentives now tied to how often customers use their accounts, as the company tries to right itself after a scandal over its aggressive sales practices. The long-...
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Designer dresses are for sale at Ella-Rue including this red Badgley Mischka for $795 seen in the window, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in the Georgetown area of Washington. Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president won't, it turns out, need a fairy godmother to find something to wear. The president-elect told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that enthusiasm was so high for the arrival of his administration that turnout for the Jan. 20 events will be "unbelievable, perhaps record-setting." "We've definitely had a lot of people come in in the last week for gowns, but we have plenty here," said Krista Johnson, owner of Ella-Rue. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 09, 2017 - 6:42 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president won't, it turns out, need a fairy godmother to find something to wear. The president-elect told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that enthusiasm was so high for...
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Graphic shows costs of raising a child from birth through age 17; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
January 09, 2017 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Better put plenty of money in your savings account. The Department of Agriculture says the estimated cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610, or as much as almost $14,000 annually. That's the average for a middle-income...
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Graphic shows costs of raising a child from birth through age 17; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
January 09, 2017 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Better put plenty of money in your savings account. The Department of Agriculture says the estimated cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610, or as much as almost $14,000 annually. That's the average for a middle-income...
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January 09, 2017 - 4:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German opposition lawmaker's suggestion that authorities could subsidize paid sex for patients who require nursing care has drawn a critical reception. Elisabeth Scharfenberg, the opposition Greens' spokeswoman on care policy, told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper she could imagine...
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January 06, 2017 - 6:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A foreign government may have been behind a cyber breach of health insurance company Anthem Inc. that compromised the records of more than 78 million consumers, investigators said Friday. They declined to identify the hackers or the foreign government. Social Security...
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January 06, 2017 - 5:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A foreign government may have been behind a cyber breach of health insurance company Anthem Inc. that compromised the records of more than 78 million consumers, investigators said Friday. They declined to identify the hackers or the foreign government. Social Security...
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January 05, 2017 - 9:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After nine straight weeks of increases, long-term US mortgage rates fell this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year fixed-rate loans declined to an average 4.20 percent from 4.32 percent last week. That was still sharply higher than a 30-year rate that averaged...
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