Elliot Spagat, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 6:50pm
Trump University gave employees detailed instructions on how to entice people to enroll in its real estate seminars, from targeting people making at least $90,000 a year and choosing words of flattery that are most persuasive to picking music for the gatherings — The O'Jays' "For the Love of Money."
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 6:40pm
Senate Republicans said Tuesday their proposed North Carolina budget adjustments puts even more money aside in reserves to soften economic downturns than the House spending plan did while emphasizing performance-based raises for state employees and teachers.
Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 6:30pm
The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday passed a compromise state operating budget that restores funding for public schools, reduces a proposed cut to the university system and aims to prevent layoff warnings being sent to state workers.
Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 6:30pm
A federal judge Tuesday sentenced the former head of the nation's largest public pension fund to four and 1/2 years in prison in a case in which the pension fund CEO acknowledged accepting more than $200,000 in bribes and trying to steer investments to help an associate.
Summer Ballentine, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 5:51pm
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday rolled out legislation aimed at helping World War II veterans she said were exposed to mustard gas by the military, a practice a daughter of one Missouri veteran said led to chronic health issues for her father.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 5:50pm
Some Illinois schools and colleges are in jeopardy of closing and more social services and state programs are at risk of being eliminated amid a legislative standoff unlike anything the state has seen.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 5:10pm
Illinois appears poised to enter a second year without a budget as Democrats who rule the Legislature press on with a spending plan Gov. Bruce Rauner opposes while rejecting his call for a short-term deal before they finish work Tuesday.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:30pm
The Justice Department pushed back Tuesday against a Texas judge's demand that its lawyers attend an ethics course, saying the sanction is inappropriate and that complying with it could cost the government and taxpayers millions of dollars over the next few years.
Tom Coyne, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 4:11pm
President Barack Obama came to Elkhart County less than a month after he took office, visiting the Indiana manufacturing center that was then struggling in the depths of the Great Recession to highlight his economic policies.