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Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

Jul 18, 2018

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key officials who were at center of previous one

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

Jul 18, 2018

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House."

Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

Jul 17, 2018

Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint

New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

Jul 17, 2018

The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

Jul 17, 2018

A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it

Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

Jul 17, 2018

Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming at gradual pace

Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

Jul 17, 2018

The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.

The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

Jul 17, 2018

The Latest: Powell says trade uncertainty prompting businesses to scale back investment plans

Trump to host European Commission president amid trade spat

Jul 17, 2018

Trump to meet with European Commission president at White House, after labeling the European Union a "foe" of the United States.

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

Jul 17, 2018

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality

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