Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 2:30pm
Senior U.S. military officials sought to assure a House oversight panel Wednesday that they're taking aggressive steps to ensure that thousands of soldiers who received enlistment bonuses and served in combat won't be forced to return the money.
Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 1:52pm
With an atypical burst of bipartisanship, the Senate shipped legislation to President Barack Obama on Wednesday lowering hurdles for government drug approvals as the 114th Congress bumped toward the end of a two-year run highlighted by upheaval and stalemate.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 1:41pm
U.S. indexes are leaping to all-time highs in a broad rally Wednesday afternoon. Investors are buying stocks that do well in times of faster economic growth, like technology and industrial companies, but they're also snapping up stocks that pay large dividends. Drug companies are taking steep losses after President-elect Donald Trump said he wants to reduce drug prices.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 1:41pm
Gov. Gary Herbert on Wednesday released a $16 billion budget plan for the upcoming year that tries to stem high turnover among prison guards and corrections workers and pay for 10,000 more students in Utah schools.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 1:22pm
Commodities giant Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund have together acquired a 19.5 percent stake in Russia's top state-controlled oil company, Rosneft, in a deal worth 10.5 billion euros ($11.3 billion), officials said Wednesday.