Walmart faced civil and criminal allegations of overseas corruption, including payment through a Brazilian subsidiary of more than $500,000 to an intermediary known as a "sorceress" for her uncanny ability to make permit problems disappear.
By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
The Federal Reserve says it's holding its benchmark interest rate steady, despite ongoing pressure from President Trump to reduce it. But Fed Chairman Jay Powell expressed openness to the idea of cutting rates if economic indicators warrant. He also recently…
President Trump is keeping a signature pledge to roll back environmental regulations as part of his goal of boosting the coal industry. His new Affordable Clean Energy rule favors incremental improvements and grants discretion to individual states to determine whether…
The Federal Reserve signaled that it's prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade conflicts and other threats.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
By Richard Eisenberg
Individual giving fell 3.4% in 2018 when adjusted for inflation, the first time that number had declined since 2013.
By Dake Kang, Yanan Wang, Associated Press
Huawei is embroiled in an ongoing trade dispute between China and the U.S., which has accused Chinese companies such as Huawei of committing forced technology transfers and stealing trade secrets.
By Philip Moeller
Anna Landre, a college student who lives with spinal muscular atrophy, found herself fighting another battle when her insurer informed her they were reducing the number of hours they would cover for her health aide.
Whites in the U.S. have much greater household and individual wealth than blacks and other minorities. In fact, the typical black household has about 10 cents for every dollar of wealth in a typical white household. Some economists and politicians…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence is on a quiet mission to advance the administration's top legislative priority for the year — the troubled trade deal — and, with it, just maybe hold together the fraying Republican coalition ahead of the next…
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