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Owners of iPhones from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Lawsuits Mount As Apple Manages Fallout From Revelation Of Slowed iPhones

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The Potential Impact Of Increasing The Minimum Wage

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Homeowners Debate Whether To Prepay 2018 Property Taxes

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Protesters rally outside a restaurant in St. Louis on Feb. 13. The service industry employs the largest percentage of minimum wage workers. Jeff Curry/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Stock Market Soared In 2017

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The URB-E electric folding bicycle is displayed Nov. 28 inside the Technology Pavilion at the 2017 LA Auto Show. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Wave Of Electric 2-Wheelers Hits U.S. City Streets

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Damaged furniture and personal belongings sit in front of a flooded home in September in Richwood, Texas. Several months after Hurricane Harvey hit southern Texas, residents are still navigating the long recovery process. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The South Carolina Education Lottery says a programming error in its computer system vendor is to blame for a profusion of winning tickets on Christmas. Two of the state's lottery tickets are pictured here in 2005. Nell Redmond/Associated Press hide caption

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Power Outage At Disneyland Shuts Down Several Attractions

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Walmart Tests Personal Shopping Services

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The White House Wants To Overhaul Entitlements

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