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1 year 2 weeks ago

What are the most expensive colleges?

The soaring costs of college and student debt have many co-eds wondering how they'll pay for their degree. Analysts at Business Insider compiled a list of the most expensive schools in the country. They included tuition, room and board, and required fees. New York University topped the list at nearly...

3 years 11 months ago

Survey: Gas prices up about 4 cents

A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has gone up 3.86 cents in the last three weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular rose to $2.77. Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average...

4 years 4 months ago

Dogs have become a status symbol in China

BEIJING - China's latest must-have luxury for the ultra-rich, to go with mansions and sports cars, is a large dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet. Once banned by the Communist Party as bourgeois, pet ownership is booming in China, and the Tibetan mastiff...

4 years 9 months ago

Iceland says goodbye to the Big Mac

The Big Mac, long a symbol of globalization, has become the latest victim of this tiny island nation's overexposure to the world financial crisis. Iceland's three McDonald's restaurants - all in the capital Reykjavik - will close next weekend, as the franchise owner gives in to falling profits caused...

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