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Honda bolsters Fit to boost crash resistance

(AP) — When the subcompact Fit failed a crash test, Honda went back to the drawing board.

Despite Fed, a late push sends US stocks higher

(AP) — A late round of buying is leaving stock indexes mostly higher.

Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers 


(AP) — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer continues to reel from costs related to a massive data breach, a botched expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

(AP) — Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the economy through a deep crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far carried on his approach with barely a hiccup.

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

(AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value.

Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches 


(AP) — On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love.

Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

(AP) — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp.

Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

(AP) — Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.

Heineken reports sales, profit drop in first half

(AP) — Heineken NV, the Amsterdam-based brewer, has reported first half earnings that show a small drop in both revenues and profits — but says its underlying performance was good.

US stocks move higher; Home Depot rises

(AP) — U.S. stocks are closing higher after investors got some encouraging news about home building and corporate earnings.