Government Business And Finance

Trump mocks Democrats, vows new tax cut in trip to Baltimore

Sep 13, 2019

President Donald Trump is mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package after returning to the city he recently disparaged as a "rat and rodent infested mess."

US, China exchange goodwill gesture ahead of trade talks

Sep 13, 2019

US, China exchange goodwill gestures ahead of October trade talks

US long-term mortgage rates rise, with 30-year at 3.56%

Sep 12, 2019

US long-term mortgage rates rise, with 30-year average at 3.56%

The Fed and ECB aim to avoid downturns but with limited ammo

Sep 12, 2019

Fed and European Central Bank fight against slowing global growth with limited ammo

House votes to bar Arctic drilling; Senate action unlikely

Sep 12, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Vaping group plotted lobbying efforts at Trump's DC hotel

Sep 12, 2019

America's vaping industry has taken its fight to fend off regulation directly to President Donald Trump's doorstep, with a lobbying group twice booking meetings at his Washington hotel.

Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

Sep 11, 2019

President Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes

Lawmakers eye stopgap spending bill to prevent a shutdown

Sep 9, 2019

House Democrats propose a government-wide temporary funding bill to prevent a federal shutdown at month's end, give Senate time to get moving on $1.4 trillion in spending bills

Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

Sep 9, 2019

Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition

States expected to target Google in new antitrust probe

Sep 9, 2019

A group of states led by Texas are expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday to examine whether the Silicon Valley tech giant has gotten too big and anti-competitive