Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 12:52pm
The GOP-controlled House has given tentative approval to a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump's long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The controversial wall money is being given a ride on legislation to give the Pentagon a massive spending boost and increase funding for veterans medical care.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 12:41pm
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke called Alaska's two Republican senators to warn them of repercussions for the nation's largest state if they failed to toe the Trump administration line on health care, according to a published report.
Tali Arbel, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 12:32pm
Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to open up their near-monopoly on boxes to more competition, and industry leader Comcast promised apps that could render some boxes obsolete.
Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 12:32pm
Battered by repeated failures to repeal or replace "Obamacare," Senate GOP leaders retreated to a narrow approach Thursday that would undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law. Democrats vowed opposition as the Senate prepared for a bizarre Capitol Hill ritual, a "vote-a-rama" on amendments that promised to last into the wee hours of Friday morning.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 12:13pm
A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the businessman collected tens of millions of dollars illegally in the stock market to seem like "a winner" to himself and others.
A California Supreme Court decision Thursday could help speed up construction of a $64 billion bullet train between Los Angeles and San Francisco by allowing the project to sidestep a strict environmental law.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 11:38am
President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.
Deutsche Bank says former top executives have agreed to give up 38.4 million euros ($44.9 million) in disputed bonuses that were withheld while the board of directors raised questions about their responsibility for the bank's legal troubles.