Alexandra Olson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:34pm
Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toys R Us six decades ago and transformed it into an iconic piece of Americana, died Thursday at age 94, a week after the chain announced it was going out of business.
A day after announcing major job cuts, magazine publisher Meredith Corp. said it plans a $21 million remodel of its corporate headquarters in Iowa to accommodate 41 jobs it's transferring from New York.
Andrew Taylor and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:14pm
The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation's opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 4:08pm
Special counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing the connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, which has come under fierce criticism over reports that it swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.
Ken Thomas and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:38pm
Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight that could push the global heavyweights into a trade war.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 3:16pm
Stocks plunged Thursday after the Trump administration slapped sanctions on goods and investment from China. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 700 points as investors feared that trade tensions between the world's largest economies would escalate.