Government Business And Finance

US denies Ford, Mazda bids to delay Takata recall decision

Nov 15, 2017

The U.S. government has denied requests from Ford and Mazda for more time to test Takata air bag inflators as the companies try to avoid massive recalls

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Nov 15, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Congress urged to tighten rules on Chinese state media in US

Nov 15, 2017

Congressional advisers want Congress to tighten rules on Chinese state-run media outlets in the United States

'Obamacare' sign-ups 45 percent ahead of last year's pace

Nov 15, 2017

Nearly 1.5M sign up for 'Obamacare' in first two weeks of open enrollment

Congress urged to tighten rules on Chinese state media in US

Nov 15, 2017

Congressional advisers want Congress to tighten rules on Chinese state-run media outlets in the United States

Russian lawmakers approve bill targeting foreign media

Nov 15, 2017

Russian lawmakers have unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents

Electric trucks emerging but still have a long haul

Nov 15, 2017

Electric truck sales expected to grow, but costs will make it hard to overcome diesels

Suit seeks to stop new union limits around farm operations

Nov 15, 2017

North Carolina's only farmworker union wants to block a state law limiting organized labor's activities in and around vegetable and tobacco fields

EU lawmakers want Malta monitored following reporter's death

Nov 15, 2017

European Union lawmakers are calling for a system to monitor Malta's handling of corruption and money-laundering in the wake of a car-bomb attack that killed a prominent Maltese journalist

US consumer prices barely up in October

Nov 15, 2017

US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in October, smallest gain in 3 months, as energy retreated

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