Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 6:21pm
Uber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car.
U.S. authorities say billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 6:11pm
While unemployment has fallen significantly and inflation is starting to tick higher, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she does not believe that the central bank has fallen behind the curve and needs to start pushing interest rates up more quickly.
Keith Ridler, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 6:04pm
Federal authorities on Thursday rejected a request by an Idaho utility to negate an Oregon law requiring fish passage as part of relicensing for a hydroelectric project on the Snake River where it forms the border between Idaho and Oregon.
Jake Pearson and Hillel Italie, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 5:50pm
Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of President-elect Donald Trump, died Thursday at age 71.
Kyle Potter, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 5:50pm
Minnesota would use state money to offset the health premium hikes for more than 100,000 residents under a measure legislators were considering Thursday, a novel approach as states across the country grapple with the rising costs and uncertain future of the Affordable Care Act.
Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 5:50pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii, many of which are less than an acre and could be split between hundreds of owners in a situation unique to the islands.
Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:41pm
The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:20pm
Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes the GOP-controlled Congress comes up with a new formula to provide insurance for low-income Americans.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 4:00pm
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, vowed to be an advocate for an agency he once pledged to eliminate and promised to rely on federal scientists, including those who work on climate change.
Phuong Le, Associated Press | Posted Jan 19th - 3:43pm
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on Thursday agreed to obtain a pollution permit to settle allegations that operations at the Grand Coulee Dam in eastern Washington polluted the Columbia River in violation of federal clean-water laws.
In a Jan. 18 story about a federal appeals court ruling on Chicago's gun range ordinances, The Associated Press mischaracterized the nature of Judge Ilana Rovner's partial dissent. She disagreed with the majority that it was unconstitutional to require gun ranges to be a certain distance from schools, churches and other areas, not that it was unconstitutional to ban minors from gun ranges.