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  • Capitol Hemp reopens in Adams Morgan

    WASHINGTON — The days of code words and ambiguity are over at Capitol Hemp. The popular shop in Adams Morgan reopened Monday in light of D.C. voters’ approval of Initiative 71 last fall. Initiative 71…

  • Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler

    DETROIT (AP) — The company that makes car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don’t have the same security flaw. Harman International CEO Dinesh…

  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year. Administration officials…

  • Clarification: Pimco-SEC story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 3, The Associated Press reported that the investment management company Pimco said the Securities and Exchange Commission may take legal action against its total return fund. The…

  • President Obama hosts first White House Demo Day

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hosting top innovators and startup founders from across the country for the first White House Demo Day. The White House will showcase work Tuesday by more than 30…

  • CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

    Pricey specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal and top analyst expectations in the second quarter. But the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain also narrowed its full-year earnings outlook and issued a third-quarter forecast…

  • Kellogg’s US breakfast business shrinks again

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg says its U.S. breakfast foods division saw another decline in quarterly sales but that trends in the cereal category were improving. The maker of Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and…

  • Total reboot: How to fix Greece’s economy

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet. The scale of the country’s financial problems is mind boggling — a full…

  • 5 tips for building a portfolio like the pros

    WASHINGTON — When you have money that you want to invest, whether in your 401k or in a personal brokerage account, it can be difficult to know how to go about doing it. There are…

  • Kellogg’s US breakfast business shrinks again

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg says its U.S. cereal division saw another decline in quarterly sales but that trends in the category were improving. The maker of Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Kashi is…

  • Toyota’s quarterly profit up 10 pct on cheap yen, cost cuts

    TOKYO (AP) — Toyota’s profit for April-June rose 10 percent on perks from a cheap yen and cost reduction efforts that offset lower vehicle sales. Toyota Motor Corp. had a fiscal first quarter profit of…

  • BMW earnings slip on China, costs for new models

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW saw net profit slip 1 percent in the second quarter amid higher costs to bring out new vehicles and a tougher market in China, a major pillar…

  • Asia stocks mostly down as China data weighs on confidence

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly fell Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest…

  • 6 Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

    According to the National Retail Federation, the average family will spend roughly $630 on kids in kindergarten through 12th grade and $899 for college students. If you’re looking to slash these costs or get more…

  • Walker personal finances: more liabilities than assets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker often talks about shopping at discount stores. Now we know why. The Wisconsin governor’s personal financial liabilities far outweigh his assets. That’s according to filings released Monday…