Budgets & Deficits

  • House chairman: $3.7B border request 'too much'

    | 07/11/14 05:37 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of...
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  • Deadline passes in bankruptcy creditor vote

    | 07/11/14 05:23 PM

    DETROIT (AP) — The deadline has passed for thousands of creditors to vote on emergency manager Kevyn Orr's bankruptcy restructuring plan for Detroit. Ballots had to be received no later than 5...
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  • Some Illinois lawmakers voluntarily giving up pay

    | 07/11/14 04:02 PM

    CHICAGO (AP) — Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough days to save taxpayer dollars....
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Economy

  • Stocks stabilize, but end down for the week

    | 07/11/14 05:39 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks stabilized and ended with a small gain Friday, but it wasn't enough to prevent the market's biggest weekly drop since April. Investors became more cautious this week...
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  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

    | 07/11/14 04:54 PM

    The stock market stabilized on Friday, booking a small gain, but it wasn't enough to prevent the biggest weekly drop since early April. Tobacco company Lorillard was among the biggest gainers in...
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  • Stocks finish slightly higher

    | 07/11/14 04:17 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is ending slightly higher as investors assess corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28 points, or 0.2 percent, to finish at 16,943...
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