Government Business And Finance

The Latest: Analysts say Alaska gets help in health bill

Sep 21, 2017

Analysts say that the health care bill that Republicans hope to push through the Senate next week contains language helping Alaska

US Navy awards $5B to finish ballistic-missile sub design

Sep 21, 2017

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $5 billion contract to General Dynamics' Electric Boat to finish designing a new class of ballistic-missile submarines so construction can start

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes

Sep 21, 2017

Houston homeowners face new potential financial burden: higher property taxes

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Sep 21, 2017

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is blasting President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also offering a sweeping indictment of how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations

Thousands in France march to protest Macron's labor law

Sep 21, 2017

French labor unions have staged fresh protests against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms _ a day before he adopts them by executive order

Claims for US jobless aid fall as hurricane impact recedes

Sep 21, 2017

Claims for US unemployment benefits slide as Hurricane Harvey's impact declines

US jobless claims slide by 23,000 to 259,000 as impact of Hurricane Harvey fades

Sep 21, 2017

US jobless claims slide by 23,000 to 259,000 as impact of Hurricane Harvey fades

Egyptian Cabinet expands grounds for withdrawing citizenship

Sep 21, 2017

Egypt seeks to amend law on withdrawal of citizenship to include those convicted of harming state security, others

California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

Sep 21, 2017

California sued the Trump administration to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

Sep 20, 2017

Prospects for congressional approval of a plan to remove air traffic control operations from the government and put industry in charge appear slim

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