Government Business And Finance

Hotels face battle over whether to help US house migrants

Jul 21, 2019

Hotels are feeling pressure from advocacy groups and unions not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

Jul 19, 2019

Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders of controlled substances to pharmacies

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

Jul 18, 2019

Nevada's governor and congressional delegation say recent earthquakes should make the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks at a site eyed as the place to bury the nation's nuclear waste

Dems pan 'Zuck buck,' want Facebook to rein in currency plan

Jul 17, 2019

Facebook is facing fresh criticism from Congress over its plan to create a digital currency, with House Democrats asking the company to scale down the project

Washington talks could soon yield spending, debt deal

Jul 17, 2019

Washington negotiators are closing in on a budget and debt deal that would stave off the chance of a government shutdown this fall and speed through must-do legislation to increase the government's borrowing cap

APNewsBreak: NRC looking at reducing inspections at reactors

Jul 17, 2019

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to look at cutting back on inspections of the country's nuclear reactors

Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule

Jul 16, 2019

Trump administration says family planning clinics that receive federal money are no longer allowed to refer women for abortions

Trump citizenship plan will face logistical, legal hurdles

Jul 13, 2019

After failing to get a citizenship question on the census, President Donald Trump is now saying his fallback plan will provide a more accurate count. But that plan is going to face logistical and legal hurdles

Trump pushes trade deal in formerly blue Wisconsin

Jul 12, 2019

President Donald Trump barnstormed for his new trade deal with Mexico and Canada during a visit to Wisconsin, betting that its economic impact could help him retain a battleground state vital to his re-election effort

US stock indexes continue to climb into record territory

Jul 12, 2019

Stocks climb into record territory, helped by industrial companies.