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Synthetic narcotics spark new look at drugged-driving laws

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen-year-old Kristian Roggio was riding in a friend's car when another driver careened across a Brooklyn street, colliding head-on and killing her. That driver had inhaled aerosol dust cleaner moments before to get high, and prosecutors say he was impaired enough to be charged with vehicular manslaugh ... (full story)

First US cruise in decades arrives in Havana

First US cruise in decades arrives in Havana

HAVANA (AP) — The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years crossed the Florida Straits from Miami and pulled into Havana Harbor on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility.
The gleaming white 704-passenger Adonia appeared on the horizon around 8 p.m. EST ... (full story)

An Uber disappointment

Dear Mr. Berko: Our Morgan Stanley stockbroker will let us get in early on Uber stock, but we'd have to invest a minimum of $250,000. We have the money, but investing that much in one stock makes me nervous. Morgan Stanley says Uber is worth $63 billion, and we must purchase a minimum of 5,100 shares at $48.77 a share. "This co ... (full story)

Another drop in mortgage rates results in refinancing ‘mini-boom’

A mini-refinance boom has begun as homeowners take advantage of today’s still-low mortgage rates.
Low mortgage rates mean lower monthly payments and with home values rising and mortgage rates nearing the lowest they’ve been in years, the opportunity to refinance or achieve a financial goal is possible for many.
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Apple's core

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 100 shares of Apple at $129 last June, believing it could move up to $200. I'm down by 21 points. What's your opinion? Do you think I should sell Apple? -- SA, Oklahoma City
Dear SA: Apple (AAPL-$108) is the world's most valuable enterprise, with a $600 billion market cap. AAPL is sitting on more than ... (full story)