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U.S. Coastal Growth Continues Despite Lessons of Past Storms
Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year
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Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

By Ken Sweet |
Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

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Adidas Overtakes Brand Jordan For #2 in U.S. Sneaker Sales

Adidas Overtakes Brand Jordan For #2 in U.S. Sneaker Sales

Sep 20
Industry analysts say Adidas has surpassed Brand Jordan as the second most popular sneaker line in the U.S.

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

By Ken Sweet | Sep 20
Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb

College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb

By Steve LeBlanc | Sep 20
Property owners can make more money renting out apartments or homes by the night instead of a yearlong lease. The impact can be especially severe in college towns and tourist destinations.

Shadows of Secrecy Begin to Spread Across Federal Government

Shadows of Secrecy Begin to Spread Across Federal Government

By Laurie Kellman | Sep 19
There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren't making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for their actions.

To Fight Wildlife Crime, Experts Say 'Follow the Money'

To Fight Wildlife Crime, Experts Say 'Follow the Money'

By Kelvin Chan and Katie Daigle | Sep 19
In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.

Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, but Keeps Stores Open

Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, but Keeps Stores Open

By Anne D'Innocenzio and Bill Cormier | Sep 19
Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.

U.S. Coastal Growth Continues Despite Lessons of Past Storms

U.S. Coastal Growth Continues Despite Lessons of Past Storms

By Jeff Donn | Sep 18
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows.

Bitcoin ... the Way to the Future or Path to Financial Ruin?

Bitcoin ... the Way to the Future or Path to Financial Ruin?

Sep 18
Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S bank calling bitcoin a "fraud."

Equifax Victims May Face Another Hassle in Buying An iPhone

Equifax Victims May Face Another Hassle in Buying An iPhone

By Ken Sweet and Michael Liedtke | Sep 17
Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones that can cost more than $1,000.

Different Ways to Zap Your Debt: Which is for You?

Different Ways to Zap Your Debt: Which is for You?

By Sean Pyles | Sep 17
American consumer debt has rebounded to prerecession levels, and the category that includes credit cards hit a record $1.02 trillion this summer. Maybe your credit card debt has crept up too, setting your own personal record.

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