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Suit: Offshore drilling done in absence of required report

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:09pm

Three conservation groups said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that federal wildlife agencies have failed for years to complete required consultations and reporting on the effects that oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico could have on endangered species.

Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece's bailout

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:06pm

Eurozone nations agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and make its massive debt more manageable.

Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:02pm

The Federal Reserve says that all of the 35 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to survive an economic shock and keep on lending. Banks' hypothetical losses from credit cards increased in the latest "stress tests," however.

Chevrolet goes after Jeep Grand Cherokee with new Blazer

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:02pm

Because you can't have too many SUVs these days, General Motors is bringing back the Chevrolet Blazer.

GOP-led House narrowly passes farm bill

Juliet Linderman and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:01pm

The Republican-led House narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill Thursday that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients.

Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:00pm

President Donald Trump has thrown out a policy devised by his predecessor to protect U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth.

The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:56pm

The Latest on funeral services for fashion designer Kate Spade (all times local):

Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss's land deal

Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:52pm

Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency.

Hotel deal uniting Trump's company and Kushner Cos. is over

Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:41pm

A collaboration between the Trump Organization and Jared Kushner's family firm on a pair of hotels in New Jersey is over.

EU source: Eurozone nations agree on deal that paves way for Greece to exit its 8-year bailout program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:39pm

EU source: Eurozone nations agree on deal that paves way for Greece to exit its 8-year bailout program .

Virginia congressman delinquent on $11K in property taxes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:37pm

Records show that a Virginia congressman was delinquent in paying nearly $12,000 in property taxes, interests and penalty charges.

Dallas businessman dubbed 'Frack Master' charged with fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:33pm

A Dallas oil and gas businessman who dubbed himself the "Frack Master" has been charged with money laundering and fraud after regulators accused him and others of defrauding investors of about $80 million.

Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:32pm

The U.S. government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured, a judge said Thursday as she disqualified the agency from serving as a plaintiff in a lawsuit.

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:04pm

Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates.

Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:02pm

Taking aim at the sprawling federal bureaucracy, President Donald Trump's administration released a detailed proposal Thursday to reorganize a number of federal agencies and merge the Education and Labor departments. The latest in a long string of attempts to rein in the government, the plan met with instant skepticism and faced long odds in Congress.

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:00pm

States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.

Government's key witness testifies at Buffalo Billion trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:59pm

The government's prized cooperator at a trial that grew from an ambitious New York state redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion has begun testifying.

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:58pm

Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart.

Latest: Trump calls sales tax ruling 'victory for fairness'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:52pm

The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax (all times local):

Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:46pm

Fox News Channel is not content simply to televise President Donald Trump at a campaign-style rally. The network is compelled to point it out when its rivals don't.