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  • Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they…

  • FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration said in…

  • Lufthansa makes Germanwings compensation offer

    BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa on Tuesday offered financial compensation to relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash three months ago — a proposal that a lawyer representing many German families immediately described as inadequate.…

  • Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

    DETROIT (AP) — Newer cars aren’t supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines — mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru — require an extra quart as often…

  • Online retailer Amazon opens in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Online retail giant Amazon has opened its Mexico site for business, offering free delivery on orders of over 599 pesos ($38.25). A statement posted on the Amazon.com.mx site Tuesday said “we…

  • GOP’s Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to release 33 years of his personal income tax returns on Tuesday, more than any previous candidate for president. The release, expected late afternoon,…

  • Game-changer: Vegas moves toward arcade-style video gambling

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on the cusp of what…

  • High court won’t hear Nevada patient dumping case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of their medical care.…

  • US home prices climbing steadily

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.9 percent in April…

  • After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee

    NEW YORK (AP) — The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for…

  • After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee

    NEW YORK (AP) — The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for…

  • Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FIANCIAL MARKETS Asia stocks bounce back but Greece uncertainty still looms TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back today, recouping some of the previous day’s sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in…

  • Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump’s brand?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump’s business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show…

  • 12 Money Lessons Your Child Should Know Before Age 12

    There is unfortunately a significant lack of financial education in our country, which makes it more important than ever for parents to teach basic money lessons to their children. Although some financial topics might seem…