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Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (Ken Cedeno/Pool via AP)

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Jan. 21, 2021 7:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, was headed down a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on Thursday to work with them to carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation’s...

Teen accused of stealing nearly $1M from Georgia supermarket

Jan. 21, 2021 6:27 PM EST

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta teenager has been arrested on charges that he defrauded a supermarket where he worked of nearly $1 million over a two-week period. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 19-year-old Tre Brown was arrested Jan. 14 by Gwinnett County police on charges of felony theft....

This photo provided by Audi shows the Audi e-tron GT prototype, a fully electric sport sedan that promises equal parts speed and long-distance comfort. (Daniel Wollstein/Audi via AP)

Edmunds: Top automotive tech at CES 2021

Jan. 20, 2021 1:13 PM EST

The atmosphere at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, held virtually for the first time due to the pandemic, struck a different tone than in years past. Without hordes of tech-hungry onlookers jockeying for position through packed convention center halls, automakers appeared more reserved in their proclamations...

Indiana community buys new car for beloved delivery driver

Jan. 18, 2021 12:01 AM EST

TIPTON, Ind. (AP) — If you’ve ever put in an order at Pizza Hut in Tipton, there’s a good chance it was delivered by Robert Peters. For the last 31 years, the 58-year-old Tipton resident has worked at the eatery, dropping off pizzas all around the city. And in all that time, every delivery...

FILE - This Aug. 11, 2019 file photo shows Visa credit cards in New Orleans. As you set your financial resolutions for 2021, make sure your credit cards align with your goals. Reviewing your card benefits may reveal opportunities to squeeze out more value. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

7 credit card perks to prioritize in 2021

Jan. 12, 2021 7:34 AM EST

As you lay the groundwork for 2021 financial resolutions, take inventory of your credit cards to see if they’re still in line with your goals and priorities. With the pandemic upending spending patterns, possibly for the foreseeable future, an audit of the benefits and costs of your cards can reveal which...

Detroit auto show to be replaced by outdoor event this year

Jan. 11, 2021 7:28 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's big auto show will not take place as scheduled in September, but will be replaced by an outdoor exhibit at a race track in nearby Pontiac. Show organizers on Monday cited worries that the coronavirus pandemic could affect the indoor show, normally held at Detroit's downtown...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)

Liz Weston: 4 financial ‘experts’ who could steer you wrong

Jan. 11, 2021 6:49 AM EST

None of us knows everything we need to know about money, so we may turn to experts for help. But some money professionals who offer advice are not qualified to do so — nor are they required to put our interests ahead of theirs. Be cautious when accepting advice from the following sources. THE DEALERSHIP...

Holding company buys Lake Michigan car ferry SS Badger

Jan. 7, 2021 2:34 PM EST

LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold. Interlake Holding Co. announced Wednesday that it bought the SS Badger, The Ludington Daily News reported. The Middleburg Heights, Ohio-based company also purchased the...

This photo provided by Mazda shows the 2021 Mazda CX-5, one of Edmunds' top-rated compact crossovers. The CX-5 is notable for its sharp styling, excellent handling and luxurious interior materials. (Courtesy of Mazda North American Operations via AP)

Edmunds compares 2021 Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue SUVs

Jan. 6, 2021 6:00 AM EST

The immense popularity of small SUVs means that every manufacturer competing in this space has to bring its A-game. To that end, Nissan is hitting the reset button with its fully redesigned 2021 Rogue. Boasting bolder styling and greater emphasis on technology and interior appointments, this overhauled Rogue...

FILE - In this May 14, 2020, file pool photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his revised 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Newsom, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, proposed a $4 billion spending plan he says will create jobs and help small businesses recover from the economic downturn brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool, File)

California governor plans $4 billion for economic recovery

Jan. 5, 2021 9:06 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After spending most of 2020 telling small businesses to close and limit their customers, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $4 billion worth of state spending he says will help them survive in 2021. Newsom was the first U.S. governor to impose a statewide...