12/07/13 04:39 PM
(www.businessweek.com) The share of economists predicting the Federal Reserve will reduce bond buying in December doubled after a government report showed back-to-back monthly payroll gains of 200,000 or more for the first time in almost a year.
12/07/13 03:59 PM
(www.reuters.com) A federal judge this week defended his custom of urging lead law firms in class actions to staff the lawsuits with women and minority lawyers.
12/07/13 02:27 PM
(www.businessweek.com) U.S. negotiators will work through the weekend trying to craft a limited deal to ease automatic spending cuts as opposition emerged from targeted groups, including airlines and federal employees.
12/06/13 10:08 AM
Florida Supreme Court justices held a one-hour, sometimes testy hearing Thursday on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine the constitutionality of ballot language.
12/06/13 08:26 AM
A criminal complaint unsealed in Manhattan says the Russians, who are protected by diplomatic immunity, illegally obtained $1.5 million in benefits.
12/05/13 10:56 AM
A federal grand jury in Miami has returned no charges after looking into U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's dealings with a West Palm Beach doctor and political donor, but its probe of alleged influence-peddling isn't over.
12/05/13 10:27 AM
(gazette.com) Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing a plan that would cut federal programs including Social Security, Medicare and crop insurance subsides by $30 billion a year so defense spending can be increased. Read more at...
12/05/13 10:00 AM
(swampland.time.com) When the House voted in September to cut $40 billion from the federal food-stamp program over 10 years, all but 15 Republicans supported the measure while not a single Democrat did so. But according to a TIME analysis of county-by-county food-stamp-enrollment data compiled by...
12/05/13 09:55 AM
The Transportation Security Administration plans — for now — to supplement its budget with the more than $530,000 in change passengers left in plastic bins at security checks in 2012.
12/05/13 09:29 AM
A court filing shows the wide-ranging investigation has spanned eight states and eight Asian countries.
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