Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 2:01pm
President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, based on policy and not the billionaire businessman's investments in a partnership building the $3.8 billion pipeline, according to an aide's memo.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 1:52pm
Investors are making a small move back to traditionally safe assets Friday afternoon after rallying over the last few weeks. Bond prices are rising, as are real estate, telecommunication and household goods companies. Banks are falling as lower bond yields make it harder for them to make money from lending. The Dow Jones industrial average, which closed at a record high a day ago, is down slightly.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 1:51pm
The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 1:41pm
President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is pushing back on Senate Democrats' calls for all Cabinet nominees to release their tax returns, calling it a "PR stunt" and defending the Republican's picks as selfless, patriotic Americans.
The parent company of United Airlines will pay $2.4 million to settle civil charges by securities regulators over flights that were started to help an official who oversaw one of the airline's hub airports.
Tami Abdollah and Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Dec 2nd - 12:11pm
A national commission was set Friday to deliver urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. The report follows the worst hacking of U.S. government systems in history and accusations by the Obama administration that Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Democrats.