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US home prices rise just 0.2 percent in October
A measure of U.S. home prices rose only modestly in October, adding to signs that prices have stabilized after experiencing big gains earlier this year.
Year-end signups crucial test for health care site
President Barack Obama’s new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will be left facing a break in their insurance coverage.
Amazon’s delivery drones: An idea that may not fly
Jeff Bezos’ idea to let self-guided drones deliver packages may be too futuristic for Washington to handle.
NYC train derailment airs queries about technology
The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the carnage.
Officials: Walker crash not part of street race
While the neighborhood where “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker died in a fiery crash is known to attract street racers, law enforcement officials do not believe the Porsche he and a friend were riding in had been racing another car.
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Cyber Monday deals await online bargain hunters
If you spent Black Friday in a turkey coma, it's not too late to snatch up money-saving deals during Cyber Monday.
Record crowds over weekend, but spending declined
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Officials: Worst tech bugs over for Healthcare.gov
The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday.
Blue ribbon panels stumble on trimming red ink
Since the end of World War II, more than a dozen high-profile bipartisan panels have been convened to tackle the nation’s thorniest fiscal problems. Seldom have their recommendations spurred congressional action.
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