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WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.The Dallas company says it earned $3.55 billion, or 68 c ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form.The mistake primarily stems from an ...more

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General Motors announced six more recalls Wednesday, bringing its total so far this year to 60, affecting nearly 30 million vehicles.Wednesday's recalls total nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs in North America, plus a small number of exports. ...more

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Soybean futures rose Wednesday as forecasts for dry weather pulled prices up from their lows for the year.Soybeans rose 19 cents to settle at $10.77 a bushel. Other crop futures also rose. Wheat rose 6 cents to $5.31 a bushel and corn added 3 ce ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into the city's most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying.< ...more

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer's disease.The 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the club's daily operations, the Broncos announced Wednesday. Team Preside ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit.Still, getting a home sold can be challenging, even in markets where tight supply fa ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery was 6.25 cents higher at $5.3075 a bushel; Sept corn was 2.25 cents higher at 3.6250 a bushel; Dec oats were .25 cent higher at $3.2425 a bu ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination.The agency says FDA inspectors recently uncovered unsanitary conditions at Unique Pha ...more