04/24/14 02:45 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal system.
By Joel Gehrke | 04/24/14 02:43 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry recently blamed the Israelis for the lack of progress in peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, but Israel ended the negotiations after Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas agreed to form a government with a terrorist organization determined to destroy the Jewish...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/24/14 02:22 PM
U.S. Government and Business are a team, competing against other countries in the Export Olympics. That's one theme of the day at the Export-Import Bank annual conference. Ex-Im subsidizes U.S. exports, and the agency's charter expires this fall -- setting the stage for a contentious...
By David M. Drucker | 04/24/14 01:59 PM
In an April 24 letter to President Obama, nearly two dozen Senate Republicans express concern that the purpose of the Homeland Security's “enforcement review” is to loosen the standards for deporting illegal immigrants and weaken border security.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/24/14 01:57 PM
Should the U.S. government be propping up state-owned enterprises overseas? Should the U.S. business lobby be lobbying for this dynamic?
04/24/14 01:15 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — An American journalist who was held by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine for several days says he has been released and is in good condition. Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News told The Associated Press in a brief call Thursday that he had been freed and was heading to Donetsk,...
By Darlene Superville | 04/24/14 01:03 PM
Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Kansas in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.
04/24/14 12:47 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest in a...
By Todd Shields and Chris Strohm | 04/24/14 12:42 PM
A U.S. regulatory proposal that would let Internet-service providers charge companies for content distribution has set off a firestorm of opposition, with consumer advocates saying it may doom the open Internet. Internet-service providers such as AT&T Inc. would be able to negotiate...
04/24/14 12:35 PM
Treasuries were little changed after the U.S. sale of $29 billion in seven-year notes attracted higher-than-average demand. The bid-to-cover ratio, which gauges demand by comparing total bids with the amount of securities offered, was 2.60, compared with an average of 2.55 for the previous 10...
04/24/14 12:02 PM
Cartoon by Steve Breen/Creators Syndicate.
04/24/14 12:01 PM
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.
04/24/14 12:00 PM
Caterpillar's first-quarter earnings rose 5 percent, and the construction equipment maker raised its 2014 forecast. But the company also said Thursday that a mining equipment sales slump is still hurting results. The Peoria, Ill., company now expects 2014 earnings of $6.10 per share excluding...
04/24/14 12:00 PM
Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.
04/24/14 11:58 AM
Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.
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