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AA retirees complain about downgrade in free-travel perk

American Airlines’ CEO is facing heat from retirees who are angry the company reduced their travel perks.

Greek leader defends bailout plan in talks with creditors

Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras said early Thursday he found a constructive approach during a showdown with creditors in Brussels and all sides insisted talks to unlock crucial bailout loans and save the country from financial disaster would continue within days.

Encouraging economic news gives US stocks a modest bump

Encouraging economic news pushed stocks higher Wednesday, although a slump in energy companies and utilities kept broader gains in check.

Stocks drop as energy gains are offset by utilities slump

On Tuesday, U.S. stocks ended the day with a slight loss as gains for the energy sector were offset by a slump in utilities.

Bank of America fined $30M for debt collection

Bank of America has been fined $30 million by U.S. regulators, who accused the bank of violating consumer protections for members of the military in collecting debts.

US presses Europeans at meeting to solve Greek crisis

Finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies heard a sharp call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to find agreement on more financial help for Greece.

Stocks end week lower following disappointing economic data

Stocks sank Friday following news the U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year.

Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 cities stack up

Renters are on the rise in America’s biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.

Greece could use 'Zambia' option as progress on deal unclear

Greece and rescue lenders remained at odds over whether the two sides are close to a breakthrough in negotiations, as the International Monetary Fund confirmed Thursday that Athens had the right to ask for "bundled" repayments next month.

US stocks end modestly lower

U.S. stocks fell slightly Thursday, following a sell-off in the Chinese market and continued worries about the approaching debt payment deadline for cash-starved Greece.

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Greece says deal close, Schaeuble quashes optimism

Greece's cash-strapped government insisted Wednesday it was "very close" to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders, but the optimism in Athens was swiftly shot down by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

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US stocks recover from a slump the day before

Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering the most of their losses from the day before, as Greece appeared closer to resolving its latest debt issues.

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IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday.

Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support

A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer’s massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions.

Wal-Mart’s push on animal welfare hailed as game changer

Wal-Mart’s push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say.