WASHINGTON — Consumer prices fell 0.1% in October, after rising 0.3% the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Labor Department reported Wednesday.

Core consumer prices, which exclude food and energy, were up 0.1% for the month, the same gain as in September.

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