Government Business And Finance

Agency watchdog slams ex-HHS chief Price on costly travel

Jul 13, 2018

HHS inspector general finds government wasted $341,000 on travel by ousted HHS chief Tom Price; federal travel rules not followed

Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

Jul 13, 2018

A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.

JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

Jul 13, 2018

JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's tax law

Arizona man arrested after trying to pull over troopers

Jul 13, 2018

Arizona authorities say a 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying to pull over an unmarked car that happened to contain two state troopers on a Phoenix freeway

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs Trump on Europe trip

Jul 13, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump at times in conflict with himself on Europe trip

Groups sue North Dakota over oil refinery near national park

Jul 13, 2018

Three environmental groups are suing North Dakota over an air quality permit that allows construction of an $800 million oil refinery about 3 miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

Jul 13, 2018

Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019

Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

Jul 12, 2018

Two federal agencies are at odds over a lawsuit that claims one of the nation's largest student loan servicers caused some students to pay back too much on their loans

Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

Jul 12, 2018

Thousands of workers and retirees are rallying in Ohio's capital in a push to solve the nation's burgeoning pension crisis

Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' at moment

Jul 12, 2018

Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' with but rising trade tariffs could slow growth

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