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US stocks close higher, Dow breaks 8-day losing streak

(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on Tuesday thanks to new data on consumer confidence, breaking the Dow Jones Industrial Average's eight-day losing streak.

The Dow Jones jumped... Read More

Tax Tip: What you need to know if you have hired help

If you have someone come in to clean your house, babysit your kids on a regular basis or maintain your lawn, you know that you should be including the proper IRS withholding in their pay.

If you don't, consider this a lesson that you need to l... Read More

What we know (and don't) about Trump's tax reform plan

(WASHINGTON) -- After President Trump's bid to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a hallmark campaign promise -- flopped in the U.S. House last week, Republicans will look to tax reform in an attempt to deliver the first major legislative accomplishment... Read More

FCC warns consumers about new 'Yes' phone scam

(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission is warning consumers about a new scam that is hooking consumers with just one word: Yes.

According to the FCC, the scam begins as soon as a person answers the phone. A recorded voice or... Read More

US stocks close lower as investors weigh health care defeat, tax reform

(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed lower Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted yet another losing session.

The Dow Jones sunk 45.74 (-0.22 percent) to finish at 20,550.98 for its eighth day of losses.

The Nasdaq gained... Read More

President Trump's childhood home sells for $2.1 million

(NEW YORK) — Real estate that belonged to President Trump before he started putting his name on things has sold at a nifty profit. Long before Trump Tower on 5th Avenue, there was 8515 Wareham Place.

Until he was four years old, Pre... Read More

Scientist cracks the code: Invents drip-free wine bottle

(WALTHAM, Mass.) -- A scientist and inventor affiliated with Brandeis University has solved an age-old problem: wine bottles that drip after you pour them.

Wine, like any liquid, loves the slippery surface of glass, which leads to the ine... Read More

Tax Tip: Saying 'I do' to the correct filing status

There are a lot of financial benefits to being married. But that's not always the case at tax time.

"There's both a marriage penalty, but also because we have something called the Alternative Minimum Tax, which snags a lot of people and you en... Read More

United responds to critics after barring two teens for leggings

(DENVER) — United Airlines responded to criticism it received on Sunday after it barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings.

The incident sent several social media users into an angry uproar, w... Read More

App aims to convert your DVDs to streamable form

(NEW YORK) — Now that you have access to on-demand movies and TV, chances are your DVDs sit forgotten next to your CDs — wherever you stowed those after iTunes came out.

We get it: why take the time to walk to your DVD collecti... Read More

94-year-old woman celebrates 44 years working at McDonald's

(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) -- One 94-year-old woman is celebrating 44 years behind the counter at McDonald's.

"When I started, I didn't start to stay," Loraine Maurer told ABC News, adding that she started working at McDonald's in 1973 after her h... Read More