Dow scores best comeback since December, S&P 500 and Nasdaq end higher as tech stocks find a footing

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U.S. stock benchmarks close higher Wednesday, with the Dow staging an intraday comeback, as technology stocks find a footing and signs of progress emerge in Washington on the debt ceiling debate.

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