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Company, which recently filed for bankruptcy protection, looks to once again refocus

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday that it will stop making digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames, marking the end of an era for the company that brought photography to the masses more than a century ago.



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Jolt not enough to help unemployment, and signs point to slower growth ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The economy grew late last year at a pace that in normal times would suggest it's healthy.



Ephren Taylor Jr. accused of urging congregation members to liquidate retirement savings

ATLANTA (AP) -- A North Carolina businessman involved in an investment program at an Atlanta-area megachurch where former members claim they lost their retirement savings says he's taking action to "make things right."



Legislation would provide an immediate $50 billion investment in US infrastructure, but will face heavy opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's allies in the Senate on Friday unveiled the next piece of his failed $447 billion jobs measure to get a vote in the Senate: a $60 billion investment in infrastructure projects such as roads and bridges.



Game and service giveaways a response to last week's massive outages

Trying to make amends for massive outages last week, Research In Motion announced a free premium apps giveaway for millions of its customers who may still feel jolted, and a month of technical support for some.



Gain of 1.1 percent is the largest boost in seven months and pushed stocks upward

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumers stepped up their spending on retail goods in September, a hopeful sign for the sluggish economy.



Plans from Bank of America and others to charge users monthly have sparked public outrage

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic lawmakers are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether Bank of America and other major banks improperly worked together to charge customers new monthly fees for using their debit cards.



Long-term joblessness can bring extreme stress and \"learned hopelessness" to African American communities

As she watched President Barack Obama lay out his jobs plan for the nation and repeatedly challenge Congress to address the issue immediately, Madelyn Broadus was thinking "finally, somebody is for the people."



Iranian leader says demonstrations a product of America's "corrupt foundation"

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned grass-roots activities around the U.S. and prompted comments from President Barack Obama, is now drawing political remarks from overseas.


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