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Airbnb Is Making Some Big Changes To Stay…

Airbnb is adding new property types, new types of listings, new luxury tiers of service and a membership loyalty program.

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman

Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate…

Federal Reserve expects economic strength to lead to further gradual Fed rate hikes this year

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Only 2 Percent Of Us Rely On Pensions To Retire…

Pensions used to be the norm and a reason to stick with a company. But they're going out of style.

US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's…

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appears in court for 1st time since judge locked him up for his online antics

West Virginia teachers to continue strike over…

A teacher strike over pay and health benefits in West Virginia will continue into next week

White House Forecasts Economic Growth In Yearly…

Top Trump administration economists are forecasting an at least 3 percent economic growth through 2020.

Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks…

Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago to California

US visa boss insists mission statement isn't anti…

The head of the federal agency that grants visas has a message for anyone who interprets his new mission statement as anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."

Texas adds 3 rigs as US rig count increases to 978

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 978

AP FACT CHECK: Toughest ever sanctions on NKorea…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump administration overstates the severity of new sanctions on North Korea

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Houston mayor: Recovery from Harvey not fast enough

Houston's mayor says that six months after Hurricane Harvey's devastating and deadly flooding, recovery efforts in the United States' fourth-largest city aren't happening fast enough

General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying…

General Mills gets pet-friendly with $8 billion acquisition of Blue Buffalo

Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks

Blue Buffalo and HPE climb while RBS and LifePoint drop

Blue Buffalo Pet Products and Hewlett Packard Enterprise gain ground while Royal Bank of Scotland Group and LifePoint Hospitals slump

Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week…

Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

A broad rally sent stocks sharply higher Friday, wiping out the market's losses from earlier in the week

Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

Largest privately-owned U.S. bank holding company and major car rental chain to stop promotions aimed at National Rifle Association members

The Latest: Hertz ends rental car discount program with NRA

Hertz says it is ending its rental car discount program with the NRA.

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Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

Stocks are ending the week slightly higher after a two-day rally wiped out losses from earlier in the week.

Spirit AeroSystems to pay bonuses to Wichita employees

About 11,500 Spirit AeroSystems workers in Wichita have received bonuses