What the forecast means for your heating bills this winter

Some U.S. households can expect to save hundreds of dollars this winter with a drop in heating bills, the U.S. Energy Department predicted Tuesday. Get a breakdown by heating fuel of what’s expected for households this winter.

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Oscar-winner Guggenheim talks ‘He Named Me Malala’

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Astros eliminate Yankees from MLB Postseason

The upstart Houston Astros blanked the New York Yankees 3-0 in the American League Wild Card game in Bronx Tuesday night to advance to the ALDS.

When $300M is just not enough for transportation projects

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Feds turn to Google to solve stubborn management problems

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