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CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Samsung seeks to up their game and reputation with the release of its new life-proof Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Question: Is it safe to buy one of the new Samsung S8 smartphones? Answer: Samsung’s well-documented issue with exp
If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in the stock market for more than just small change… you care about providing a good home and education for your family. You care about retiring early and really doing some fun living. So if you are intere
Americans' interest in trucks and sport-utility vehicles lifted General Motors to a higher first-quarter profit. General Motors said Friday its net income was $2.6 billion, up 33% from the same period a year ago. The company said North American sales of
Arizona will have a new public company as early as Thursday night if a proposed initial public stock offering goes through for Carvana Co. The fast-growing online car retailer, based in Phoenix but eventually moving to Tempe, plans to raise around $210 m
Toyota is recalling about a quarter-million pickup trucks to fix a defect that could cause vehicles to leak oil and potentially increase the risk of a crash. The Japanese automaker said Thursday that it would recall 228,000 U.S. units of the 2016 and 201
CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare The government has announced that Social Security beneficiaries will receive a 0.3% cost-of-living adjustment to their monthly checks in 2017. Get rid of that notion that retirement must be a time to cut costs and pinch pen
CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare The challenges the YMCA has faced in recent years are among the biggest in the non-profit 125-year history. The YMCA's doors have been open in Phoenix since well before statehood, but the challenges the non-profit faced in
A few years ago I heard a fascinating story. It was about an ordinary man from Washington, D.C., who decided to retire early – WAY early. It was 2004, and this man and his wife were living in the French West Indies at the time. After that, Costa Rica. Th
Ford's profits sank 35% during the first quarter to $1.6 billion as higher costs for warranties, recalls and materials eroded the bottom line. The Dearborn automaker also faced a tough comparison to the first three months of last year and is facing decli
In a single word Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne dropped a bombshell. Marchionne was asked whether the automaker's Jeep and Ram brands, either together or separately, could be spun off into a separate, standalone company....
DETROIT -- Automakers and oil companies are quietly developing a new generation of fuels and engines to run more efficiently on them, generating more power from less gasoline to reduce emissions and boost fuel economy. But industry executives are relucta
Navajo Generating Station's power lines could benefit solar and wind development, energy experts say
CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Salt River Project spokesman Scott Harelson talks about the future of the Navajo Generating Station coal-burning plant near Page. Mark Henle/azcentral.com CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Mine employees and officials talk abo
Phoenix-area small-business owners are expressing optimism in line with their national counterparts, with some local businesses breathing a sigh of relief that Arizona's recent minimum-wage hike didn't cause havoc. The hike to a minimum $10 an hour from
Consumer Reports magazine is dinging the ratings of Tesla's sedan and crossover because the electric car maker never followed through in adding a key safety feature. But the lowered point total of the Model S sedan and Model X crossover by two may not la
CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Watch this video that highlights the Allstate Small Business Barometer Ian Kelley’s plans for a simple life centering on one small donut shop quickly became complicated. After opening Sugar Shack Donuts in Richmond, Virgini
- 11:50 Facebook and Google got hit with a $100M email scam
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- 11:45 Germany says reviving G-8 with Russia 'not up for debate'
- 11:41 Reports of man with gun near Bostrom High School in Phoenix prompts...
- 11:36 House approves stopgap spending bill to avert shutdown
- 11:32 Reports of man with gun near Phoenix school prompts lockdown
- 11:30 'World's heaviest woman' drops 713 pounds – or has she?
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- 11:17 Shocking Guatemala video shows car plowing through protesters