Liberal California became the largest legal U.S. marketplace, conservative Utah and Oklahoma embraced medical marijuana, and the U.S. East Coast got its first commercial pot shops.
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are on unpaid furlough and even more are required to work without pay after Trump and Congress could not reach consensus on a short-term funding bill last week.
By Gretchen Frazee
The stock market has seen a significant drop in the second half of 2018, despite signs that the U.S. economy is still doing well.
By Dean Hedeker
Tax changes taking effect in January 2019 could add a significant amount of stress to divorces after this year.
After several days of major losses, the Dow Jones Industrial saw its largest single-day gain ever, more than 1,000 points, as the markets reopened after Christmas. Since not much has changed in terms of policy, what’s at the root of…
By Alex Veiga, Associated Press
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot up more than 1,000 points — its biggest single-day point gain ever — rising nearly 5 percent as investors returned from a one-day Christmas break.
President Trump's recent criticism of Jay Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, has prompted questions about whether the president might try to fire Powell. But does he have the legal authority to do so? New York Times correspondent Binyamin Appelbaum…
By Courtney Vinopal
For many, it all comes down to cost.
By Paul Solman
How are today’s stock investors going to react if the market continues to plummet?…
By Bernard Condon, Associated Press
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…
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