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Market Forces Put America's Recycling Industry in the Dumps

Market Forces Put America's Recycling Industry in the Dumps

By Mary Esch | Oct 11
A crash in the global market for recyclables is forcing communities to make hard choices about whether they can afford to keep recycling or should simply send all those bottles, cans and plastic containers to the landfill.

Liz Weston: How to Fund College if You Didn't Save Enough

Liz Weston: How to Fund College if You Didn't Save Enough

By Liz Weston | Oct 11
If college tuition bills are looming and you don't have nearly enough saved, you have plenty of company. But you also have options for making it more affordable.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's View of 'Medicare for All' Simplistic

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's View of 'Medicare for All' Simplistic

Oct 11
Trump on Wednesday cast the idea o f"Medicare for All' as a dangerous scheme by "radical socialists" as he played up potential pitfalls of a government-paid system without citing any of the benefits.

Global Executives Cooling on Deals Amid Trade Uncertainty

Global Executives Cooling on Deals Amid Trade Uncertainty

By Pan Pylas | Oct 10
Executives around the world are cooling to the idea of mergers and acquisitions in the face of rising trade tensions, notably between the U.S. and China, a leading adviser on international corporate deals said Monday.

Working Past 65? It's Easier to Do If You Graduated College

Working Past 65? It's Easier to Do If You Graduated College

By Stan Choe and Sarah Skidmore Sell | Oct 10
Close to one in five Americans who's 65 or older is still working, the highest percentage in more than half a century. And the one who's still working may be better off.

Ryan Says 'Big Fight' Coming over Border Wall After Election

Ryan Says 'Big Fight' Coming over Border Wall After Election

By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 9
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday promised a "big fight" over border wall funding after midterm elections as part of a commitment he made to President Donald Trump.

Bulgaria Probes EU Funds Misuse After Slaying of Journalist

Bulgaria Probes EU Funds Misuse After Slaying of Journalist

Oct 9
Bulgarian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the suspected misuse of European Union funds, following the brutal slaying of a television reporter who highlighted possible government corruption.

Ick Factor: NYC So Far Turns Up Nose at Food-Scrap Recycling

Ick Factor: NYC So Far Turns Up Nose at Food-Scrap Recycling

By Stephen P. Groves | Oct 8
New Yorkers are so far turning up their noses at the city's ambitious organics collection program, which has stalled because not enough people are participating in the often-smelly chore of separating out all those table scraps.

Ask Brianna: When A Student Debt Becomes a Lot of Trouble

Ask Brianna: When A Student Debt Becomes a Lot of Trouble

By Brianna McGurran | Oct 7
Borrowers with very high balances, for the most part, are not the ones to worry about.

 Home Affordability Watch: The 10 Fastest-Growing Metro Areas

Home Affordability Watch: The 10 Fastest-Growing Metro Areas

By Holden Lewis | Oct 6
Raise your hand if you know someone who recently moved to Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth or Houston. A lot of hands went up, because those are the three fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the U.S.

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