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Senators call for a federal probe into Tesla's Autopilot claims. The inside of a Tesla vehicle is displayed in this image.

Senators call for federal probe into Tesla’s Autopilot claims

By Chris Isidore, CNN Business Tesla’s Autopilot feature could soon face its second federal probe of the month. The automaker’s driver-assist and traffic-aware cruise control features are already under investigation by federal safety regulators for their role in a series of crashes. On Wednesday Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts asked

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The housing boom could be losing steam. A contractor here works in a subdivision in Louisville

The housing boom could be losing steam

By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business The economic recovery from the pandemic has produced a red-hot global housing market, sending prices soaring and generating angst for would-be first-time buyers. But signs are growing that demand could be tapering off as expenses rise. What’s happening: High construction costs and supply shortages are weighing on confidence among builders,

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The Taliban are sitting on $1 trillion worth of minerals that the world desperately needs. Copper ore is seen at Aynak in the Logar Province of Afghanistan on March 4

The Taliban are sitting on $1 trillion worth of minerals the world desperately needs

By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business The swift fall of Afghanistan to Taliban fighters has triggered a humanitarian crisis, with thousands trying to flee the country. It’s also brought renewed focus on Afghanistan’s vast untapped mineral wealth, resources that could transform its economic prospects if ever developed. Afghanistan is one of the poorest nations in the

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