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Politics Feb 26U.S. appeals court clears AT&T’s $81 billion purchase of Time Warner
A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry.
Economy Feb 14Average tax refunds fall, fueling discontent with GOP-written law
The decline may be largely due to how some employees and employers had adjusted the amounts withheld from paychecks to account for changes under the new tax law. Most taxpayers received a tax cut under the law but some may…
Politics Feb 13Democrats question pledges in $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint deal
Although T-Mobile says it won't raise prices for three years, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said he isn't sure that Trump administration regulators are willing to hold T-Mobile to that promise.
Nation Feb 12IRS watchdog says shutdown caused ‘shocking’ drop in phone help
Disruptions from last month's partial government shutdown caused a "shocking" deterioration in the IRS' telephone help for taxpayers in the first week of the filing season, the agency's watchdog said in a report released Tuesday.
Politics Feb 07WATCH: Democrats turn focus to presidential tax returns in House subcommittee hearing
Watch the House Ways and Means oversight subcommittee hearing on proposed legislation in our video player.
Politics Jan 25Thousands of furloughed IRS workers haven’t returned to work
The official start of the tax filing season comes Monday.
Nation Jan 08Government shutdown won’t delay tax refunds, administration says
Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown that has closed many federal agencies, a Trump administration official said Monday as concern mounted over the risk that the payments could be delayed.
Politics Dec 11WATCH: Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before House committee
Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.
Economy Nov 28Debt of some U.S. businesses at historically high levels, Fed reports
American corporations have elevated their debt loads to potentially risky levels, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in a report that raised concerns about the financial system 10 years after the 2008 crisis erupted.
Nation Aug 24Trump administration acts to stop high-tax states from skirting $10,000 cap
Four states — Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York — already have sued the federal government over the deduction cap, asserting it's aimed at hurting a group of Democratic states and tramples on their constitutional budget-making authority.