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Mar 14, 2016

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Our latest findings from the Anxiety Index poll; how anxious people on the street feel about the economy; and why some in congress are fighting over $30 billion in last year's budget deal. 

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Delaware's rebuilt dunes did the job, but now are gone

Mar 14, 2016
Battered by winter storms, Delaware beaches need rebuilding again
Delaware has spent $100 million rebuilding beaches and dunes along its resort coastline. The dunes protected resort towns during winter storms this year, but were wiped out and now need rebuilding again. Rehoboth Beach during one of the storms.
Mike Dane

Chinese companies continue to invest in United States

Mar 14, 2016
Another Chinese company with deep pockets is shopping in America. Anbang Insurance Group has an offer on the table for Starwood Hotels, threatening the $12.2 billion dollar deal Marriot struck to buy Starwood. This comes as more and more Chinese investors are buying up American real estate and companies, which makes some people uncomfortable. Lots […]
A Sheraton Hotel sign stands in downtown Brooklyn on March 14, 2016 in New York City. A fight for the Starwood Hotel chain, which Sheraton is a member of, is underway following a $14 billion buyout offer Monday from a consortium led by China's Anbang Insurance Group.  
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How do you feel about your financial situation?

Mar 14, 2016
People in Los Angeles and New York share their thoughts.
People walk in a shopping district in lower Manhattan.
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Encryption spreads as Apple battles the FBI

Mar 14, 2016
Companies are beefing up protections for users to better compete for our business
rotesters demonstrate outside the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters building in Washington, DC, February 23, 2016, objecting to the US government attempt to put a backdoor into the Apple iPhone. 
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Fighting down to the last $30 billion

Mar 14, 2016
Some in Congress want to revisit last year's budget deal.
Members of Congress are at odds about how to spend $30 billion of the budget. 
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Our latest findings from the Anxiety Index poll; how anxious people on the street feel about the economy; and why some in congress are fighting over $30 billion in last year’s budget deal. 

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