Economy

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Apr 19, 2018

Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs

Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

Apr 19, 2018

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe say they have failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted

The Latest: Arizona PTA pulls backing of school funding plan

Apr 18, 2018

The state PTA has pulled its support from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to give teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020, saying its funding sources are not sustainable

US sorghum growers fear China tariffs could cost them dearly

Apr 18, 2018

American sorghum farmers fear they will lose their largest export market if China follows through with a tariff on their crop

Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

Apr 18, 2018

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways

House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

Apr 18, 2018

A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy

Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

Apr 18, 2018

A dearth of homes for sale, rising prices and a recent climb in mortgage rates dim prospects for buyers this spring homebuying season

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings help lift US stock indexes

Apr 18, 2018

Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street as investors respond to some positive company earnings reports.

Fed survey finds worries about higher tariffs

Apr 18, 2018

Federal Reserve latest business survey finds concerns about impact of Trump's trade policies

Trump's actions and threats involving tariffs, at a glance

Apr 18, 2018

Trump's actions and threats involving tariffs on imports to the US, at a glance