Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 1:59pm
A revised Republican health care bill would drive up the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday in a report unlikely to help GOP leaders persuade their party's senators to back the reeling legislation in an upcoming showdown vote.
Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 20th - 1:52pm
Exxon Mobil Corp. showed "reckless disregard" for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday. The U.S. fined the company $2 million.
More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers were being laid off Thursday from the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.
A person who reported eating at a Chipotle in northern Virginia has tested positive for norovirus. But health officials say that's not yet enough to determine the cause of the roughly 60 reported illnesses it has identified.
U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday as investors were relieved the European Central Bank didn't announce any changes to its stimulus policies. Health care companies including Abbott Laboratories are rising as investors focus on quarterly results, while weaker reports are putting a dent in industrial and basic materials companies. Major stock indexes closed at record highs a day earlier.
Under pressure from President Donald Trump, North Carolina's governor announced his opposition on Thursday to drilling for natural gas and oil off the Atlantic coast, saying it poses too much of a threat to the state's beaches and tourism economy.
Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis.
Texas A&M has removed a provost and executive vice president from her post after an audit found "significant" conflicts of interest after university contracts were awarded to a business run by her spouse.