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No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

DETROIT (AP) — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses. 

U.S. may tap into oil reserves after attacks on Saudi oil sites

"I have also informed all appropriate agencies to expedite approvals of the oil pipelines currently in the permitting process in Texas and various other states," the president tweeted

Drugmaker accused of fueling the opioid epidemic files for bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma, the narcotics manufacturer blamed for triggering America’s opioid crisis through its aggressive marketing of the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy Sunday.

Why are American homes so big?

The U.S. is in the top tier of house sizes internationally—and it’s not just because of McMansions.

These people are the worst tippers in America

A new study says some people are Grinches when it comes to adding that 20%. Do you fit that bill?

Attack on Saudi leaves world without spare oil capacity

OIL-OPEC/CAPACITY (EXPLAINER, GRAPHIC):EXPLAINER-Attack on Saudi leaves world without spare oil capacity

Why it's hard to retire at 65

This is what you need to know before setting a retirement date.

20 reasons you don't want to live in a tiny house

People considering living in a tiny home because they imagine an idyllically simple experience need to understand that building and owning one isn't all that cheap and living in one isn't very easy. 

Trump's 50-year bond dream saves little for American taxpayers

Donald Trump’s big idea to refinance America’s burgeoning debt by selling ultra-long-term bonds, locking in historically low interest rates for a half-century or more, has never been all that popular on Wall Street.

Medicaid's dark secret

For many participants, the program that provides health care to millions of low-income Americans isn’t free. It’s a loan. And the government expects to be repaid.