Government Business And Finance

Wisconsin Senate to vote on firing agriculture secretary

Nov 5, 2019

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate is scheduled to vote on whether to fire the state agriculture secretary appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

Nov 4, 2019

A federal appeals court in New York says President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators

Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Oct 31, 2019

A Canadian pipeline company says an oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in northeastern North Dakota has been contained

Trump seeks to block California as global climate leader

Oct 23, 2019

The Trump administration is suing to topple California as an international leader against climate change

Appeals court set to hear arguments over Trump's tax returns

Oct 23, 2019

A federal appeal panel is poised to hear President Donald Trump's lawyers argue that New York state investigators should not be permitted to see his tax returns

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Oct 23, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congress to defend the tech giant's global ambitions as scrutiny tightens over its massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Oct 20, 2019

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

The Latest: Utilities president blasts PG&E over outages

Oct 18, 2019

California's top utilities regulator says she's astounded by the lack of basic preparation Pacific Gas & Electric officials took in readying for a pre-emptive power shut-off that affected more than 2 million people

Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought

Oct 15, 2019

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the rest soon.

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Oct 14, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade