Government Business And Finance

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Feb 21, 2018

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre

The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

Feb 21, 2018

About 500 Leon High School students and parents waited for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to arrive and applauded as they got off the bus from Broward County

The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks

Feb 21, 2018

The Justice Department says it is moving quickly with its review of "bump stock" devices after President Donald Trump directed the agency to propose regulations banning them

Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel

Feb 21, 2018

A New York City bicyclist delivering Chinese food is blaming the Waze navigation app for directing him into the busy Lincoln Tunnel, where bikes are banned

California law that blocked posting actors' ages struck down

Feb 21, 2018

A federal judge has struck down a California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting the ages of actors

Rates on US Treasury bills rise at weekly auction

Feb 20, 2018

Rates on US Treasury bills rise to highest level in more than 9 years at this week's auction

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Feb 20, 2018

Latest Trump administration health care idea: less insurance for lower premiums

Report: California pot growers lagging in getting licenses

Feb 20, 2018

A report from a marijuana industry group says less than 1 percent of California's known pot growers have been licensed nearly two months after the drug became legal

School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

Feb 20, 2018

Shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to consider big gun-control package

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

Feb 19, 2018

The U.S. agency charged with balancing development and protections for public land has faced upheaval under the Trump administration