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NEW YORK — Comcast's NBCUniversal said Tuesday that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

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Airlines, retailers and other consumer-focused companies helped pull stocks lower on Wall Street Monday afternoon after an an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility sent crude prices soaring.

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments.

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DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on a new contract had broken down.

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Median US household income stayed essentially flat in 2018 at $63,200, breaking a three-year streak of increases, according to data released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday.