Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 1:15pm
The Trump administration's top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency's push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children's brains, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 1:10pm
In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debate.
Pan Pylas and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 12:55pm
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that banking reforms now in place have made the financial system safer, and the world should be able to avoid the type of devastating crisis that struck the global economy in 2008.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 12:36pm
Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law, fearing the impact of rising insurance costs and worried the underfunded Department of Veterans Affairs won't be able to fill the coverage gap.
A senior radiation protection technician at the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant deliberately falsified safety records and failed to check workers for radiation exposure for eight months last year, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 11:55am
Millionaires would get tax cuts averaging $52,000 a year from the Senate Republicans' health bill while middle-income families would get about $260, according to a new analysis of the bill Senate leaders hope to vote on this week.