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McDonald's tries tater tots

In Australia, where summer approaches, McDonald’s is now offering a Summer Sides box, a multi-person combination of three deep-fried items: Hash Brown Bites, Chicken McNuggets, and Chicken McBites. 

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How Michigan lawmakers seek to open the way for self-driving cars

Michigan self-driving cars: A new comprehensive package of laws tries to pave the way for an innovation that could upend how we get around.

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Five ethical clothing brands you can actually afford

We've found a few brands with low markups, so you're paying for quality materials and craftsmanship, rather than for brand status.

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Consumer confidence soars – does the credit go to Trump?

According to preliminary December data, consumer confidence is rising in the United States, reflecting optimism in the economy and the incoming president.

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Will airlines bring back free food and Wi-Fi for passengers?

Airlines are making efforts to bring back the creature comforts of days gone by, expanding free snack and meal programs for travelers. 

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Porsche is dragged deeper into Dieselgete

New reports suggest that Volkswagen has been using emissions-test-cheating software on gas-powered models, too -- specifically, those made by Porsche. 

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Give your child the gift of stocks for Christmas

Sure, you could fight the lines for a Playstation or a Hatchimal. But for a present with the potential to keep a child engaged well into adulthood, consider the gift of stocks.

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Could increasing equality revive the American Dream?

Only half of children born in the 1980s are making more money than their parents did, a Stanford study finds. But researchers say improving equality may be the answer.

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Why you shouldn't pay rent with a credit card

Credit card transactions for rent payments are rife with fees and financial pitfalls. That’s not to say you can’t get something out of it.

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GM executive in Europe says 15 percent of cars sold in Europe by 2030 will be electric

While 10 to 15 percent would make up a significantly higher share of vehicles than electric cars have today, it also makes for a fairly slow ramp up. 

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Seven stores with the best return policies

Savvy retailers realize that not every gift is a hit: It might not fit, it could be a duplicate, or that smartwatch may not be very smart. These retailers have generous return policies that focus on customer satisfaction.

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A good retirement savings option for the self-employed

Solo 401(k) plans are worth considering, due to their relatively high contribution limits, flexible investments and the ability to make after-tax Roth contributions.

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How to reforming child and work provisions in the federal income tax

In a new Tax Policy Center paper, economists draw on many recent tax-reform proposals to design a plan that separates the income tax’s work and child provisions, simplifies filing, and distributes tax benefits more equally.

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Pokémon Go gets a boost from Starbucks (+video)

Starbucks has partnered with the maker of the augmented-reality game, one of a string of sponsorships by major companies.  

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Will SpaceX lose more customers after September rocket explosion?

With billions in contracts with commercial satellite companies and NASA on the line, SpaceX is facing delays in getting its rockets back into space. The delays have cost the company one major contract this week. 

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People tell us the most thoughtful DIY gifts they've given or received

While whipping up a batch of body butter for the family can be fun and convenient, that's not always the kind of gift people really remember and cherish. Wouldn’t you rather give your loved ones presents that show how well you know them?

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Can a wrestling executive lead the Small Business Administration?

Linda McMahon lost two bids for US Senate, but grew WWE from 13 employees to an international company that posted $659 million in revenue last year. 

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Volkswagen scandal persists as EU clamps down on non-enforcement

The European Union has initiated legal action against certain member states for their failure to enforce emissions standards following Volkswagen's so-called 'dieselgate' scandal.

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How retirement accounts can affect your tax bracket

Making the right decisions about your retirement savings can do wonders for your tax burden. That’s because retirement accounts come with tax advantages.

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Glassdoor's 50 best places to work 2017: And the winner is …

Looking to make a career move? Glassdoor just released its annual list of the 50 best places to work. Bain & Company took the top spot, with Facebook not far behind. Surprises like SpaceX also find their way into the top 50.

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