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Honda changes Fit bumpers after crash tests

Honda is going to change the front bumpers on 12,000 Honda Fit subcompact cars so that they match those on a car that just earned a "Top Safety Pick" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Mortgage rates hit 2014 low

Mortgage rates have dropped to their lowest level in over a year.

The average rate for a 30-year loan now stands at 4.1%, according to Freddie Mac. That matched its lowest level since June 2013, when it stood at 3.93%. The average 15-year fixed was 3....

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Bank of America to pay $16.65 billion over mortgages

Bank of America's tab for the financial crisis is now nearly $72 billion.

On Thursday, the bank reached a $16.65 billion agreement to pay the biggest settlement in history, adding to what was already a hefty bill for the bank.

The latest agreement sett...

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10 areas with the highest private school enrollment

Wealthy, educated Catholics are more likely to send their kids to private schools. This is according to a new study conducted by real estate site Trulia, which came up with a list of the top 10 metro areas with the highest private school enrollment.

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Family Dollar rejects bid from Dollar General

Family Dollar has rejected a nearly $10 billion buyout bid from Dollar General, saying it's sticking with an agreement to merge with Dollar Tree for less money.

Family Dollar said in a statement that its board rejected the Dollar General bid "on the b...

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Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach at 51 stores, making Big Brown the latest retailer to lose customer data.

UPS said that the hacking had escaped detection at stores in 24 states, or around 1% of its locations. At most stores, the...

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World getting 'super-aged' at scary speed

The world is graying at a break-neck pace and that's bad news for the global economy. By 2020, 13 countries will be "super-aged" -- with more than 20 percent of the population over 65 -- according to a report by Moody's Investor Service.

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Walmart slashes prices on 5S, 5C

Attention Walmart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down.

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Macy's to pay $650,000 for racial profiling

Macy's must pay a $650,000 fine to settle complaints that it's staffers wrongfully accused minority shoppers of stealing.

New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman started to investigate Macy's, which has 42 stores in New York State, in February 2...

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Argentina has had it with U.S. bond laws

Argentina wants to take its ball and go home in its ongoing debt crisis.

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Remington shifts jobs from NY to Alabama

Remington is reducing its work force in New York, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years, and where new gun laws are in the spotlight.

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Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.

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Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.

The agreement, to be announced as soon as Thursday, would settle a probe by the ...

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