U.S. President Joe Biden has been one of the driving forces behind the agreement as governments around the world seek to boost revenue following the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy on Friday launched a fact-finding mission to look at facial recognition and other biometric tools used to identify people or assess their emotional or mental states and character.
By Associated Press
President Joe Biden addressed the disappointing jobs report Friday, insisting despite the weak numbers, his administration is making "real progress."…
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Friday’s report from the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell sharply to 4.8% from 5.2% in August.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
The IATSE says its members are subjected to excessive working hours, unlivable wages for the lowest paid crafts and failure to provide reasonable rest, including meal breaks and time off between marathon working days and weekend work.
By Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking, Josh Boak, Associated Press
Senate leaders have announced an agreement to extend the government's borrowing authority into December, temporarily averting an unprecedented default that experts say would have decimated the economy.
By Kevin Freking, Josh Boak, Associated Press
Democrats are signaling they are receptive to an offer from Republican leader Mitch McConnell that would allow for an emergency debt limit extension into December.
By Associated Press
Some of the crude oil that spilled from a pipeline into the waters off Southern California has been breaking up naturally in ocean currents, a Coast Guard official said Wednesday as authorities sought to determine the scope of the damage.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The Senate has gone into recess so lawmakers can discuss the proposal, delaying a procedural vote on a House-passed bill to suspend the debt cap.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Los Angeles leaders have voted to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates. The sweeping measure requires the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms and even a Lakers game.
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