Amid positive talk, some in GOP offer blunt take on taxes

Published Dec. 6 2017

Sounding a discordant note among the positive talk on the tax bill, a number of Republicans are delivering a blunt...

Then and now: Why 1986 tax bill was everything 2017's isn't

Published Dec. 5 2017

They don't do tax reform like they used to.

Justice Anthony Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case

Published Dec. 5 2017

On a sharply divided Supreme Court, the justice in the middle seemed conflicted Tuesday in the court's high-stakes consideration of...


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Indian tycoon's lawyer rebuts government extradition case

Published Dec. 5 2017

LONDON (AP) - Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya is refuting the Indian government's charge that he obtained hundreds of millions of...

Trump, congressional leaders plan White House budget meeting

Published Dec. 5 2017

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences, top lawmakers and...

Q&A: $69 billion Aetna bid pushes CVS deeper into consumers' lives

Published Dec. 5 2017

A drugstore chain that used to hawk cigarettes behind the front counter now wants to offer nutrition advice and work...

As sexual harassment scandals continue, companies reining in holiday festivities

Published Dec. 4 2017

With a series of high-profile workplace sex scandals on their minds, employers are making sure their holiday office parties don't...

Those tax breaks in the GOP plan? Enjoy them while they last

Published Dec. 4 2017

President Donald Trump has touted his tax overhaul as a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Yet the plan Senate Republicans have embraced could...

Economists expect modest boost from tax cuts

Published Dec. 4 2017

Economists expect a tax overhaul to provide a modest boost to the U.S. economy but are increasingly worried that a...

Beyond Rx? CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services

Published Dec. 3 2017

CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot.

Beyond Rx? CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services

Published Dec. 3 2017

CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot.

Federal regulator gives OK for bitcoin futures to trade

Published Dec. 1 2017

A federal regulator gave the go ahead on Friday to the CME Group to start trading Bitcoin futures later this...

Senate weighs scaling back tax package to win deficit hawks

Published Dec. 1 2017

Senate Republicans weighed scaling back the tax cuts in their massive package to secure crucial support as congressional analysts said...

Investors eye Santa Claus rally; tax overhaul is holiday wild card

Published Dec. 1 2017

Is Santa Claus coming to town? Wall Street thinks so, even though stocks have already exceeded most expectations this year.

Testimony: Pilot Flying J president appealed to truckers as his employees continued to defraud them

Published Nov. 30 2017

While his salesmen were ripping off trucking companies, former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood took to a stage playing...

Dow Jones industrials breach 24,000 in broad market rally

Published Nov. 30 2017

Investors are exuberant and for good reason: the global economy is strong, corporate earnings are solid, Washington appears closer to...

Anchors, moguls, politicians: The growing list of accused

Published Nov. 30 2017

Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple...

Consumer spending rose solid 0.3 percent in October

Published Nov. 30 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumers boosted their spending a solid 0.3 percent in October, while their incomes grew 0.4 percent. Both...

New dengue vaccine could worsen disease in some people

Published Nov. 30 2017

LONDON (AP) - Drugmaker Sanofi says that its dengue vaccine, the world's first, could put people at risk of severe...

Eurozone unemployment drops further on buoyant recovery

Published Nov. 30 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) - Official figures show that the unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level...

AP EXCLUSIVE: A contractor fails to deliver Puerto Rico aid

Published Nov. 29 2017

After Hurricane Maria damaged tens of thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company with an unproven...


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London Stock Exchange chief executive steps down immediately

Published Nov. 29 2017

LONDON (AP) - The London Stock Exchange says its CEO is stepping down with immediate effect after eight and a...

Prospects brighter for tax overhaul, success not assured

Published Nov. 29 2017

Prospects are suddenly looking brighter for the Republican tax overhaul. But the chances of avoiding a government shutdown? Not so...