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Health Mar 21Nursing Home Outbreaks Lay Bare Chronic Industry Problems
Burgeoning coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and elsewhere are laying bare the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who can't afford to…
Economy Mar 12Staggering corporate debt becomes risk as virus hits economy
The numbers are staggering: Corporate debt worldwide comes to $72 trillion, up from $32 trillion in 2005.
Nation Dec 03Surge of new abuse claims threatens Catholic church like never before
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by clergy.
Nation Oct 25Trump Organization is exploring sale of Washington hotel
The Trump Organization says it will consider offers to buy it out of a 100-year lease of the building, partly to avoid criticism over conflicts of interest.
Politics Oct 17WATCH: G-7 will be held at Trump resort in Miami, Mulvaney says
President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics who called it the most blatant example yet of him using the power of his…
Politics Jul 31Trump’s ‘rodent’ tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore
Residents at properties owned by Jared Kushner's family real estate firm have complained about mold, bedbugs, leaks and mice.
Politics May 16Trump financial disclosure shows revenue steady at key properties
While Trump has refused to release his tax records, he has been filing the less-specific financial disclosure reports since he began running for president. They list revenues rather than profits, and many figures are given in ranges rather than specific…
Nation Apr 02How these scam ads promoting fake tax breaks prospered on Facebook
Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.
Politics Jan 30Trump Organization to use E-Verify for worker status checks
The Trump Organization, responding to claims that some of its workers were in the U.S. illegally, said on Wednesday that it will use the E-Verify electronic system at all of its properties to check employees' documentation.
Politics Dec 23Profiting off presidency? Trump biz takes hit since election
Macy’s and Univision severed ties with his brand, mattress maker Serta stopped licensing his name, NASCAR and the PGA booked events that used to be held at his Doral resort in Miami elsewhere, and the TV network that aired his…