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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Flight cancellations mount as Irma pushes north from Florida

More than 4,200 U.S. flights scheduled for Monday were canceled by mid-afternoon — and more than 9,000 since Saturday — according to tracking service FlightAware.

Average US gas price jumps after Harvey shuts refineries

The average price of gasoline jumped in the past two weeks after Hurricane Harvey prompted the closure of refineries.

Yuck or yum? Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae

Swallow deeply, pinch the nose and repeat the mantra: “Tastes like beef, tastes likes beef.” Then bite into the burger of rice, chopped vegetables, spices and mealworm larvae.

What you need to know about the Equifax data breach

Hackers had access to Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver’s license numbers, credit card numbers and other information.

Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen.

Car navigation tech brings new twists and turns to driving

Digital maps that dodge traffic jams are saving time for millions of motorists, but they’re also turning some neighborhood streets into headache-inducing escape routes from congested highways.

Mnuchin: Congress must tie Harvey aid to raising debt limit

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday called on Congress to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with an increase in the nation’s borrowing limit, saying it was time to “put politics aside” so storm victims in Texas can get the help they need.

US job growth slowed in August but economy still looks solid

The U.S. job market hit a lull in August, with employers adding a solid but less-than-robust 156,000 jobs and holding back on meaningful pay raises for most workers.

AP Explains: Harvey shines light on flood insurance program

The massive flooding Harvey has caused in Texas and Louisiana comes as Congress weighs renewing a federal flood insurance program that continually pays out more than it takes in through premiums, potentially leaving taxpayers on the hook for $24.6 billion and counting. Where is the program working well? Where are the pitfalls.
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