Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 10:12pm
Military spouses struggle to find jobs and are more likely to work for less pay or in positions below their education level, spurring unemployment and other costs of as much as $1 billion a year, according to a study.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 6:10pm
Key Republican lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder's administration agreed Tuesday on the framework of a state spending plan that would direct $165 million more toward Flint's lead-tainted water crisis and significantly scale back a plan to address underground infrastructure needs across Michigan.
Michelle Rindels, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 5:30pm
A rooftop solar company that accused Gov. Brian Sandoval of political cronyism dropped a lawsuit seeking to force the release of his text messages and wants to mend fences after harsh statements over a Nevada rate hike.
Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 5:12pm
Brazil's acting president announced austerity measures Tuesday aimed at pulling Latin America's largest economy from its worst crisis in decades, warning that a failure to act will mean "extraordinary hardship" for future generations.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 5:12pm
The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tuesday.
Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 4:40pm
Tennessee state senators have been reimbursed for out-of-state travel for meetings from Florida to Alaska, and on topics ranging from school vouchers to the dangers of radical Islam. But GOP leaders say a Democrat's trip to the White House doesn't qualify.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 4:20pm
The House on Tuesday easily approved a bipartisan bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted May 24th - 4:01pm
Gov. Mary Fallin and Republican legislative leaders announced a nearly $6.8 billion budget agreement Tuesday that would include no further funding cuts for public K-12 schools and prevent deep cuts to Medicaid provider rates but impose deep funding cuts on public colleges and universities.