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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • Rose Parade 2013: Event never loses its charm for longtime parade-goer

     
    Rose Parade 2013: event never loses its charm for longtime parade-goers...
  • Details of the Senate bill to avert the 'fiscal cliff'

     
    The Capitol is reflected on the wet ground in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Credit: Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press A bill approved Tuesday by the Senate -- and later by the House -- averts wide tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take effect in...
  • Maybe stalemate's latest victory means voters will finally win

    Maybe stalemate's latest victory means voters will finally win
    WASHINGTON — For almost a generation, America's two major political parties have fought for supremacy in a fundamental debate over the size and scope of government. They have battled to a draw. On such questions as whether Americans should pay...
  • Deficit-deluded tea party Republicans love the sequester scheme

    Deficit-deluded tea party Republicans love the sequester scheme
    The delusions of tea party Republicans are about to create a lot of misery for America. The "sequester" -- the drastic set of budget cuts formerly known as the "fiscal cliff" -- seems very likely to go into effect at the end of this week due in no small...
  • Consumer sentiment bounces back in February

    Consumer sentiment bounces back in February
    Consumer sentiment rebounded solidly early in February after a disappointing showing the previous two months, according to a survey released Friday. The monthly Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index rose to 76.3, up from 73.8...
  • Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600

    Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600
    Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
  • U.S. auto sales resilient in January

    U.S. auto sales resilient in January
    The national economy remains sluggish — but don't tell the auto industry. Auto sales showed surprising strength in January, with all three domestic manufacturers — General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group — reporting...
  • Michelle Obama: First lady of style

    Michelle Obama: First lady of style
    In the past four years, no woman has been a more powerful fashion force than Michelle Obama. Even after so much time on the public stage, her wardrobe choices still spark trends, drive sales and generate discussion and dissection on blogs and morning TV...
  • Obama's inaugural speech provokes rattled Republicans

    Obama's inaugural speech provokes rattled Republicans
    The complaints of congressional Republicans that President Obama’s inaugural address sent them no bouquets and love letters show a lot of gall, given the history of the last four years. Obama’s inauguration speech in 2009 was crammed with...
  • IRS delays issuing tax refunds; fiscal cliff to blame?

    IRS delays issuing tax refunds; fiscal cliff to blame?
    Don’t worry if you haven’t received your expected IRS tax refund. Most people haven’t -- and the fiscal cliff is to blame. The Internal Revenue Service is far behind its normal pace in processing federal tax returns and mailing...
  • U.S. Postal Service loses $1.3 billion in last 3 months of 2012

    U.S. Postal Service loses $1.3 billion in last 3 months of 2012
    The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service can't seem to catch a break. Just two days after announcing it would cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail later this year, the agency Friday announced it lost $1.3 billion during the last three months of 2012. ...