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Economy Jul 28WATCH: Bezos, Zuckerberg, Cook and Pichai testify on tech industry dominance
Four Big Tech CEOs are fending off accusations of stifling competition in front of a congressional panel that is investigating market dominance in the industry.
Economy Jul 17WATCH: Former Fed chairs urge Congress to do more to save the U.S. economy
Former Federal Reserve Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen will testify, starting at 12:30 p.m. ET today. Watch their remarks here.
Politics Jul 17WATCH: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges swift aid bill in Congress hearing
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged Congress to quickly enact a new pandemic relief package targeting hardest-hit swaths of the economy, as lawmakers race to stand up federal aid in the face of the latest spike in coronavirus cases across much…
Politics Jun 25U.S. sent $1.4 billion in virus relief payments to dead people
A government watchdog says nearly 1.1 million relief payments totaling some $1.4 billion went to dead people in the government’s coronavirus aid program.
Politics Jun 17Trump proposes measure rolling back tech company protections
The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that generally could not be held legally responsible for what people post on the sites.
Politics May 01House panel wants Bezos to testify in antitrust probe
House lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech are asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to testify to address possible misleading statements by the company on its competition practices.
Economy Mar 02Drug maker Sandoz Inc. to pay $195 million fine in antitrust case
Officials said Monday the company would admit guilt and pay the penalty. They said it was the largest fine the department had levied in a domestic antitrust case.
Economy Feb 11U.S. regulators expand antitrust probe into 5 giant tech companies
Federal regulators are ramping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies.
Politics Dec 17Some popular tax breaks renewed in big government funding bill
A raft of expired and expiring tax breaks, including deductions for mortgage insurance premiums, college tuition and large medical bills, would be renewed under a massive government-wide funding bill approved by the Democratic-controlled House.
Politics Oct 23WATCH: Zuckerberg testifies about Facebook’s cryptocurrency on Capitol Hill
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to reassure Congress on Wednesday that his company won't try to evade financial regulators as it prepares its planned digital currency Libra.