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Kilauea eruption: A reminder to businesses about insurance

Kilauea eruption: A reminder to businesses about insurance


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Of Mutual Interest: Reacting to rising inflation and rates

Of Mutual Interest: Reacting to rising inflation and rates


New online startups offer shoppers more ways to buy lingerie

'If I could do it over' _ businesses learn from experiences

'If I could do it over' _ businesses learn from experiences

'If I could do it over' _ businesses learn from experiences

NEW YORK (AP) — All business owners probably have things they would do differently if they had a second chance.


Edmunds examines 3 semi-autonomous driving systems

You've heard of Tesla Autopilot, but perhaps not always in a good way: The semi-autonomous driving system is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board for the role it may have played in a March fatal accident near Mountain View, California.


Restrooms for customers only? In most cases, it's legal

Starbucks, trying to recover its reputation after two black men were arrested in one of its locations, has decided to open all its restrooms to people in its stores for now whether or not they make a purchase. While the owners of other businesses might want to follow suit out of kindness or community spirit, many may decide to stick with a "customers only" policy.


Insider Q&A: Insurers look beyond medical bills to cut costs

Health insurers are moving beyond medical claims. They want to know if you have a ride to the doctor's office or if you're eating right too.


Quenching a thirst? Investing in water-related funds

As natural resources go, oil tends to get more attention from investors than clean drinking water, even against the backdrop of headline-grabbing shortages in Flint, Michigan, South Africa and elsewhere.


Begun with big hopes, crowdfund investing proves no bonanza

NEW YORK (AP) — Begun two years ago with some big hopes, the option for small businesses to court investors through crowdfunding hasn't turned into the windfall its supporters predicted.


Begun with big hopes, crowdfund investing proves no bonanza

NEW YORK (AP) — It was two years ago this month that small businesses got the option to court investors through crowdfunding. But it hasn't been the windfall its supporters predicted.


Begun with big hopes, crowdfund investing proves no bonanza

NEW YORK (AP) — It was two years ago this month that small businesses got the option to court investors through crowdfunding. But it hasn't been the windfall its supporters predicted.


As rents soar, co-living becomes a more appealing option

Big city apartment-dwelling can be a financial and emotional drain, but the growing trend of co-living can soften the blow.


Discounts deepen as sedans fall out of favor

Over the past few years, car shoppers have flocked to crossovers and SUVs because of their higher seating position, added cargo space and ease of entry. As a result, sedan sales have slowed to a crawl. Things are so bad that Ford last month announced plans to stop selling most of its sedans in North America by 2022.


Small businesses are upbeat, but optimism may be cooling

TEMPERED OPTIMISM?


Airbnb aims to make travel more accessible for the disabled

Srin Madipalli has traveled the world in his wheelchair. Now, as head of Airbnb's accessibility efforts, he wants to help many others do the same.


Recalls this week: mandoline slicers, children's cardigans

About 19,000 mandoline slicers are being recalled because small blades can separate from the plastic assembly, posing a laceration hazard. Some children's cardigans are also being recalled.


Keeping what's yours: Fund investing has never been cheaper

NEW YORK (AP) — Being cheap pays off when it comes to fund investing, and more investors are heeding the call.


Correction: On The Money-Expired Drugs story

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story May 2 about the use of drugs after their expiration dates, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a source and omitted a hyphen in his group's name. His name is Michael Ganio of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, not Michael Gaino of the American Society of Healthsystem Pharmacists.


Just a few customers? Owner strategies in case any leave

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a scary but sometimes necessary way to operate — with only a few clients, and perhaps just one. But what if any of those customers leave in a short time span, erasing a significant chunk of revenue?


Just a few customers? Owner strategies in case any leave

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a scary but sometimes necessary way to operate — with only a few clients, and perhaps just one. But what if any of those customers leave in a short time span, erasing a significant chunk of revenue?


Just a few customers? Owner strategies in case any leave

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a scary but sometimes necessary way to operate — with only a few clients, and perhaps just one. But what if any of those customers leave in a short time span, erasing a significant chunk of revenue?


To buy or not to buy? Car subscriptions offer an alternative

People use monthly subscriptions to pay for lots of things they used to buy: music, smartphones, books and even clothes.


Asian shares mostly lower after topsy-turvy day on Wall St

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are mixed in Asia after a topsy-turvy May Day session on Wall Street, where most benchmarks recovered from early losses as Apple led a rally in technology companies.


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Crews find wreckage of small plane that crashed in Vermont

Crews find wreckage of small plane that crashed in Vermont

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

New CIA Director Gina Haspel sworn-in

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence applaud incoming Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel during a swearing-in ceremony at CIA Headquarters, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Langley, Va.

Colonie accident causes temporary power outages

Colonie accident causes temporary power outages

Police: Slow service leads to gun threat at Albany McDonald's

Police: Slow service leads to gun threat at Albany McDonald's

Elevator outages plague Renwyck Apartments

Elevator outages plague Renwyck Apartments

Safyre's Angels takes work to Montgomery County

Safyre's Angels takes work to Montgomery County

Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

Partial building collapse leads to state of emergency in Whitehall

Partial building collapse leads to state of emergency in Whitehall

Gillibrand: Beware of predatory student loan practices

Gillibrand: Beware of predatory student loan practices

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