Politics Dec 18

Shutdown deadline looms over COVID-19 relief talks

Bearing down on a midnight shutdown deadline, top negotiators on a must-pass, almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package are committed to sealing an agreement Friday as they resolve remaining differences in hopes of passing the legislation this weekend.

Economy Dec 16

WATCH: Fed chair Jerome Powell discusses economy

The Federal Reserve said it will keep buying government bonds until the economy makes "substantial" progress — a step intended to reassure financial markets and keep long-term borrowing rates low indefinitely.