Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:42pm
Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers packed a university arena in red T-shirts and resort uniforms as they voted Tuesday on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge financial implications for the tourist-dependent destination.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:42pm
Stocks are slipping Tuesday as industrial companies, retailers and smaller and more U.S.-focused companies take losses. Banks are rising as Congress prepares to loosen some of the rules that have governed the industry since the 2008 financial crisis. Automakers are climbing after China said it will reduce auto import duties, a sign the two powers could resolve some of their differences on trade.
Marcy Gordon, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:28pm
Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:08pm
After months of debate, the Defense Department approved Monday new restrictions for the use of cellphones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. But officials stopped far short of imposing an all-out ban.
Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 1:06pm
A Federal Reserve survey shows that despite an ultra-low 3.9 percent unemployment rate, about one-third of U.S. adults faced financial insecurity last year and often struggled to pay unexpected expenses.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 12:44pm
Michigan's economic development board awarded $618 million in tax incentives on Tuesday for a $2.1 billion development project in Detroit that includes a 58-story building on the site of the iconic former J.L. Hudson department store — the first use of new state tax breaks for "transformational" redevelopment work.
David Bauder, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 12:10pm
The Environmental Protection Agency reversed course Tuesday and allowed a reporter for The Associated Press to cover a meeting on water contaminants after she was earlier grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of the building by a security guard.