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Crying Inside? Creepy Craze No Joke for Real Clowns

CORPORATE | By Michael Balsamo | Oct 21
This year's nationwide creepy clown craze has become a nightmare before Halloween for actual, working clowns, who say their bookings at parties and other events have dropped sharply.

Brexit Costs UK Its Spot Among Top 5 Investment Destinations

FINANCE | By Pan Pylas | Oct 19
Britain has lost its place as one of the top five investment destinations in the wake of the country's decision to leave the European Union, according to a survey released Monday.

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Centennial As Its Foes Bristle

CORPORATE | By David Crary | Oct 18
Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary celebrations this weekend come with a sense of relief for the group that traces its roots to a time when women could not vote and contraception was illegal.

'Economic Bubble'? Spain Nears 300 Days Without a Government

LEGAL | By Ciaran Giles | Oct 17
Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what? Few Spaniards seem bothered by that as the country's economy roars ahead.

Wells Fargo's Earnings Fall As Bank Deals with Scandal

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | Oct 17
Wells Fargo's earnings slipped in the third quarter, the bank said Friday, as the banking giant started dealing with the aftermath of a sales practices scandal that has consumed it in recent weeks.

Medicare Unveils Far-Reaching Overhaul of Doctors' Pay

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 16
Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it compensates doctors and other clinicians. The goal is to reward quality, cost-effective care instead of just paying piecemeal for services.

U.S. Removes Limits on Bringing in Cuban Rum, Cigars

By Michael Weissenstein | Oct 16
The Obama administration announced Friday that it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.

Nearly Half of Young Adults Lack Retirement Savings, Pension

LEGAL | By Stan Choe | Oct 16
Young Americans with even just $1 saved for retirement are ahead of the pack: Forty-eight percent of all Americans aged 18 to 30 have zero in retirement savings and no access to a traditional pension.

Philly Cheesesteak Stand Owner Removes 'Speak English' Sign

A landmark Philly cheesesteak stand has removed a sign posted a decade ago that told customers to order only in English.

Samsung Note 7 Recall to Cost At Least $5.3 Billion

PERSONAL TECH | By Youkyung Lee | Oct 16
Samsung Electronics said Friday that the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 would cost the company about $3 billion during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3 billion.

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