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In DC, Public Housing Tenants Forced Out, Then Homes Flipped

By Ben Nuckols | Nov 30
In the rapidly gentrifying nation's capital, real estate investors aren't the only ones flipping houses for profit. The city's public housing authority is getting in on the action - moving aging tenants out of homes and flipping them.

Japan Ready to Submit Proposal for Australia Submarine Deal

By Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 29
Japan is set to bid on joint development and production of an Australian submarine, Tokyo's first major military transfer since the World War II.

Everyone Loves Same-Day Delivery, Until They Have to Pay

By Mae Anderson | Nov 29
Everyone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it? That's the problem merchants face as the busy holiday shopping season approaches.

A Game Plan: More Hunters Donating Meat to the Hungry

By Patrick Whittle | Nov 26
It's a cool fall morning outside a red brick warehouse in Maine's largest city, and Don Morrison is facing a tall order. It's time to turn 40 pounds of moose and deer meat into enough shepherd's pie to feed 200 people by sundown.

Big Premium Increases Foreseen for Medicare Drug Plan

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 26
With time running out on open enrollment season, many seniors are facing sharply higher premiums for Medicare's popular prescription drug program.

Afghans Seeking Asylum Buy Fake Taliban Threat Letters

By Humayoon Babur and Lynne O'Donnell | Nov 25
Threatening letters from the Taliban, once tantamount to a death sentence, are now being forged and sold to Afghans who want to start a new life in Europe.

Clinton Proposes Tax Break for Caregivers

By Catherine Lucey | Nov 23
Pledging to invest in the "caring economy," Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a new tax break Sunday for people caring for aging parents and grandparents.

To Avoid Higher Health Law Premiums, Switch Plans

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 22
In a well-known auto insurance commercial, a garrulous gecko promises you can save 15 percent if you switch insurers. It turns out something roughly similar is happening with the Obama administration's health insurance overhaul.

Newly Released Docs Show Pharma Bro's Company Lost $14M

Nov 19
The controversial CEO of Turning Pharmaceuticals released his company's third quarter finical reports, which show a loss of nearly $15 million.

New Ideas to Tackle Syria Refugee Crisis: Investing, Not Aid

By Karin Laub | Nov 18
Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of hundreds of thousands of desperate Syrians to Europe.

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