• Business
  • July 10, 2024
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Replacement airbags in used cars killed 3 people and maimed 2, federal authorities warn

Airbag recall still a concern for thousands of vehicles Airbag recall still a concern for thousands of vehicles 03:11 The replacement of airbags in used cars in the U.S. has…

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  • July 10, 2024
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Fifth Third Bank has impounded people's cars after overcharging them, federal authorities say

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Tuesday fined Fifth Third Bank $20 million for forcing auto loan customers to buy unnecessary auto insurance and, in some cases, impounding their…

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  • July 5, 2024
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Federal judge blocks Mississippi law that would require age verification for websites

New program aims to combat child exploitation New program aims to combat child exploitation 00:56 A federal judge on Monday blocked a Mississippi law that would require users of websites…

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  • July 2, 2024
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New federal rule could protect millions of workers from extreme heat: NPR

A proposed rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would for the first time implement rules to better protect workers from extreme heat. Above, a construction worker takes a…

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  • June 28, 2024
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The Federal Reserve's preferred inflation tracker shows prices cooling. This is the impact on the rates.

An inflation measure closely watched by the Federal Reserve slowed to its smallest annual increase in three years, prompting some Wall Street economists to predict a greater chance that the…

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  • June 16, 2024
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Inflation is declining slightly in the run-up to the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision

The May Consumer Price Index Report The May Consumer Price Index Report 03:10 Inflation cooled slightly in May, giving the Federal Reserve some breathing room in its debate on rate…

  • Finance
  • June 13, 2024
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The federal interest rate sees no change

The Federal Reserve kept its key interest rate unchanged on Wednesday and indicated that only one cut is expected before the end of the year. With markets hoping for a…

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  • June 13, 2024
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The Federal Reserve now expects to cut rates just once in 2024, amid persistent inflation

The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday, making just one rate cut in 2024, as policymakers wait for more evidence that U.S. inflation is seriously cooling.…

New Jersey's top federal prosecutor is testifying that Senator Bob Menendez wanted to discuss the real estate developer's criminal case

New Jersey's top federal prosecutor testified Wednesday at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial that the Democrat wanted to discuss the prosecution of a New Jersey real estate developer with him…

  • Business
  • June 12, 2024
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The Federal Reserve is likely to scale back its interest rate cutting plans due to persistent inflation

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials are likely to make official on Wednesday what has been clear for weeks: inflation remains at a level above their 2% targetthey lower their prospects…