Government Business And Finance

Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

Aug 13, 2018

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk tries to clear up murky financing for buyout with disclosure of Saudi Arabian interest

The Latest: Prosecution rests in Manafort trial

Aug 13, 2018

The prosecution has rested its bank fraud and tax evasion case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Police request funds for AR-15s in North Dakota city schools

Aug 13, 2018

Police in Bismarck, North Dakota, are requesting funding in the city's 2019 budget for equipment including AR-15 rifles for school resource officers

Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower on Wall Street

Aug 13, 2018

Stocks continued to fall on Wall Street as Turkey's central bank was unable to stop another plunge in the nation's currency.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic fiction: 'record' GDP, jobs

Aug 13, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by assertions of record-breaking economic growth that doesn't exist

Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

Aug 13, 2018

Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble

Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

Aug 11, 2018

Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility

Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

Aug 11, 2018

The cost of building a home has been rising, in part because of the tariffs President Donald Trump has imposed on imported lumber, nails and other construction material

New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

Aug 11, 2018

While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare

Aug 11, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's overblown and false claims about tariffs, the economy, wildfires and vets; misleading rhetoric from Sen. Bernie Sanders on 'Medicare for all'