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You've probably heard that it's a good idea to check your credit reports for errors once a year. But which errors are the ones that do the most damage to your credit score?
By some estimates, nearly four out of five credit reports contain errors of some sort.
By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - It looks like a minivan. It has sliding doors like a minivan. So why isn't Ford calling its new seven-seater a minivan?
For the same reason you don't wear mom jeans or listen to Barry Manilow: It's not cool.
The Transit Connect
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Ohio on Tuesday executed a condemned killer who calmly went to his death still claiming he was innocent of stabbing a woman 138 times, slitting her throat and cutting off her hands.
"I'm good, let's roll," Brett
NEW YORK (AP) - Small business owners remained cautious in October as they awaited the outcome of the presidential election, according to a survey released Tuesday by the National Federation of Independent Business.
The NFIB's index of owner optimism rose 0.3 point to 93.1. It has fluctuated in
By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - German investor confidence in Europe's largest economy slipped unexpectedly this month over worries that growth will cool over the next six months, a survey showed Tuesday.
The ZEW institute said its monthly confidence index fell to minus 15.7
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
McLEAN, Va. (AP) - In a city filled with iconic landmarks, perhaps nothing better symbolizes how metropolitan Washington operates than the Capital Beltway: the physical embodiment of the gridlock that also grips Washington politics.
For decades, it has been
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - European finance ministers inched toward strengthening their banking sectors and the management of their economies at a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, but put off decisions on comprehensive solutions to the region's
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas woman was convicted of murder Tuesday in the death of one of four children who died in a fire at her home day care after she left them alone with hot oil on the stove while she shopped at Target.
Neighbors said they could hear children
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A former Texas college student from Saudi Arabia was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for trying to make a bomb for use in a religious attack, possibly targeting a former U.S. president.
Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari was sentenced in Amarillo,
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Kate and Warren Sherwood had to think quickly about what to take when Superstorm Sandy's surge flooded their barrier island and caused five houses on their block to burn to the ground. Luckily for their two black cats, Schwartz and Scooter,