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Atlanta has tested a self-driving car on one of its busiest thoroughfares:

Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 1:22 pm

It wasn’t a very long journey, but it was noteworthy nonetheless. Correspondent Rich Thomason says the city of Atlanta has tested a self-driving car on one of its busiest thoroughfares:

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The Trump administration has unveiled updated safety guidelines for self-driving cars.

Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 1:22 pm

The Trump administration has unveiled updated safety guidelines for self-driving cars aimed at clearing barriers for automakers and tech companies wanting to get test vehicles on the road.

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Samsung Electronics says it will spend 89-million dollars in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria-based company.

Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 1:21 pm

Samsung Electronics says it will spend 89-million dollars in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria-based company that provides technologies for auto networks and safety controls to Audi cars and others.

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The Trump White House continues to mix it up with sports broadcaster ESPN.

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 4:07 pm

The Trump White House continues to mix it up with sports broadcaster ESPN. White House correspondent Greg Clugston reports.

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Employers stepped up hiring in 6 US states last month

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 4:06 pm

Hiring picked up in six U.S. states last month, fell in three and was mostly unchanged in 41 states in August. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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An effort is underway in the Senate to create a 911-style commission to investigate cyberattacks during the 2016 presidential election

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 2:13 pm

An effort is underway in the Senate to create a 911-style commission to investigate cyberattacks during the 2016 presidential election. Correspondent Linda Kenyon has the story.

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NASA’s Cassini Space Probe Makes Scheduled Plummet To Saturn

Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 11:17 am

NASA says the Cassini spacecraft has disintegrated in the skies above Saturn. Bob Agnew reports.

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South Dakota court rejects law aimed at online sales taxes

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

South Dakota’s Supreme Court has struck down a law that would require out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on in-state purchases. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Google hit with lawsuit over gender pay

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:05 pm

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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JPMorgan Chase investing $40M in Chicago neighborhoods

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:04 pm

JPMorgan Chase says it plans to invest $40 million over three years in neighborhoods on Chicago’s South and West Sides to create economic opportunity. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Crayola Unveils New Blue Color Crayon

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 11:41 am

Crayola has announced the name of its new blue crayon. Bob Agnew reports.

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Target bumps up holiday hiring by 40 percent this year

Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 7:34 pm

Target plans to hire about 100,000 workers for the holiday season, up from the 70,000 it hired a year ago. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Businesses far from the devastation can feel storm’s impact

Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 7:33 pm

Small businesses with customers or suppliers along the Gulf Coast and in Florida are feeling the financial impact from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US border

Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 7:32 pm

A federal lawsuit claims the U.S. government’s growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Prices at the wholesale level rose in August at the fastest pace in four months

Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 8:45 am

Higher energy costs led to prices at the wholesale level rising in August at the fastest pace in four months. Correspondent Ken Lormand reports.

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Drivers can misuse semi-autonomous cars

Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 3:31 pm

Investigators say manufacturers of semi-autonomous control systems in cars aren’t including protections that prevent drivers from misusing the technology. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year

Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The median U.S. household’s income finally topped pre-recession levels last year and has reached an all-time high after years of sluggish growth. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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In Persian Gulf, computer hacking now a cross-border fear

Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 3:29 pm

State-sponsored hacks have become an increasing worry among countries across the Persian Gulf. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Job Openings Hit All-Time High In July

Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 11:25 am

Job openings posted by U.S. employers reached an all-time high in July, suggesting that the steady hiring of the past year will endure. Bob Agnew reports.

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Job Openings Hit All-Time High In July

Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 11:25 am

Job openings posted by U.S. employers reached an all-time high in July, suggesting that the steady hiring of the past year will endure. Bob Agnew reports.

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Security clearance backlog leads to risky interim passes

Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:44 pm

A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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How to fix identity-theft issues posed by the Equifax hack

Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:43 pm

The Equifax breach didn’t just expose sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans. As Correspondent Jeremy House reports, it also underscored the huge vulnerabilities that make identity theft possible.

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Nordstrom is opening concept store that has no inventory

Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:42 pm

Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn’t have any inventory. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Tesla To Add Urban Charging Stations

Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 11:50 am

Tesla is building electric charging stations in city centers to attract urban buyers who don’t have a garage to charge in. Bob Agnew reports.

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