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Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 56 million Social Security recipients will see their monthly payments go up by 1.7 percent next year. The increase, which starts in January, is tied …


Small 2013 Social Security benefit increase likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security recipients won’t be getting big benefit increases next year, but the small raises they will receive are playing an important role in helping seniors grow …


Expect small ‘13 Social Security benefit increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security recipients shouldn’t expect a big increase in monthly benefits come January. Preliminary figures show the annual benefit boost will be between 1 percent and 2 …


Calif. gas prices hit all-time high

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a record, though just barely. The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced …


Calif. gas prices equal all-time high

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The price of gasoline equaled the all-time average high in California of $4.61 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. Prices …


Calif. gas prices will rise, then fall next week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices will increase for several more days before leveling off after a temporary reduction in supply triggered a price spike that saw fuming motorists …


Short supplies keep gas prices rising in Calif.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to continue for at least several more …


Calif. refinery back online amid soaring prices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week …


Calif. gas prices jump by up to 20 cents overnight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week …


Analysts: Spike in Calif. gas prices may linger

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The recent spike in gasoline prices around the nation is expected to wane slowly in coming weeks, but California may not be so lucky due to …


Auto sales, home prices help buoy weak US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is looking more resilient, thanks in part to encouraging signs for the two most expensive purchases most Americans make: cars and homes. Cheap loans …


Bacon shortage ‘baloney,’ but prices to rise

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bacon lovers can relax. They’ll find all they want on supermarket shelves in the coming months, though their pocketbooks may take a hit. The economics of …


Calif dairies going broke due to feed, milk prices

HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — In nearly six decades of running a dairy in central California, Mary Cameron made a name for herself in a male-dominated industry: She led several dairy …


Argentine pres. challenges Harvard questions

BOSTON (AP) — In a rare departure from her usual political style, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez responded to questions from an audience at Harvard University Thursday night. But she didn’t …


Report: Americans feel more confident in economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more confident in the economy than they have been in seven months, an encouraging sign for President Barack Obama with six weeks left in the …


Mexico scrambles to cope with egg shortage

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is battling an egg shortage and hoarding that have caused prices to spike in a country with the highest per-capita egg consumption on …


Natural gas prices up after production report

NEW YORK — The price of natural gas jumped by nearly 5 percent today after government data showed that producers are making good on promises to cut supplies.


Biting your food budget

As household budgets get tighter, people are cutting back on eating in restaurants and spending more time in the kitchen. Almost three-quarters of respondents to a recent survey by the …