World Oct 14

U.S.-China truce leaves big issues unresolved

Closer inspection suggests there isn't much substance, at least not yet, to the temporary truce President Donald Trump announced Friday at the White House after the U.S. and China wrapped up their 13th round of trade talks.

Politics Jul 22

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a media briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 17, 2019. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
Budget negotiators close to a budget deal

The tentative deal would restore the government's ability to borrow into the next administration and build upon recent large budget gains for both the Pentagon and domestic agencies.

Politics Jul 17

Washington talks could soon yield deal on spending and debt

The emerging two-year framework would satisfy demands for an outline to guide congressional work on more than $1.3 trillion in agency operating budgets. It would still need to be fleshed out in further negotiations, and puts off battles over political…

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