Government Business And Finance

The Latest: World Bank approves increase in lending capacity

Apr 21, 2018

World Bank approves $13 billion increase in its lending capacity tied to reforms

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey

Apr 21, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey; inflating expectations of a simpler tax season next time

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

Apr 21, 2018

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers

California regulators investigating worker safety at Tesla

Apr 21, 2018

Workplace safety regulators say they are investigating two incidents at automaker Tesla's factory in Northern California

The Latest: Arts group says it welcomes 53 contest finalists

Apr 21, 2018

The National Endowment for the Arts says it looks forward to welcoming an upcoming poetry contest's 53 finalists, including a high school student who fled his native Zambia for Maine and won a legal fight to compete

Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry contest

Apr 20, 2018

A judge has ruled a high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest

Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better teacher pay

Apr 20, 2018

Arizona is next stop for national movement seeking better teacher pay

The Latest: Governor vetoes 10 bills, wants teacher pay hike

Apr 20, 2018

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed 10 pieces of legislation to send a message to the Legislature that he wants them to send him a state budget that boosts teacher pay

Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

Apr 20, 2018

The nation's six big Wall Street banks saved at least $3.59 billion in taxes just last quarter due to new tax law, giving public a first glimpse in how Corporate America is benefiting from the new Trump tax law

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Apr 20, 2018

Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses

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