By Paul Bedard | 07/23/14 01:44 PM
Immigration hardliners said a bipartisan bill winning support in the Senate won't stop the president from granting amnesty to illegal children pouring over the borders.
07/23/14 01:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter. But the global lending organization said Wednesday that it...
07/23/14 01:30 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined. The results from Delta, the world's third-biggest airline company, produced a...
By Ed Sykes | 07/23/14 01:17 PM
How will history judge the climate change debate? One senator has a very specific idea.
07/23/14 01:00 PM
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man found dead in Riverside County is believed to be the lone suspect in the shooting deaths of two people and the wounding of a deputy. Sheriff's officials say the body found Wednesday in Moreno Valley hasn't been identified, but investigators...
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:55 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Wednesday morning President Obama is essentially asking for a blank check to fix the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, and that's something House Republicans aren't willing to give the White House.
07/23/14 12:46 PM
BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelations through Thursday and Air France said it was suspending its...
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 12:33 PM
The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:07 PM
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling said Wednesday during a committee hearing that the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act has been a major failure since it passed Congress four years ago.
By Becket Adams | 07/23/14 12:05 PM
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has for the umpteenth time challenged U.S. lawmakers to impeach President Obama, saying that a failure to remove him from office, thus protecting our freedoms, would be an "affront" to God.
By Becket Adams | 07/23/14 12:05 PM
Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., is positively overjoyed with President Obama's recent bill protecting gays, lesbians and transgenders from discrimination by federal contractors.
By Associated Press | 07/23/14 10:42 AM
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has unanimously endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
07/23/14 11:34 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year, including a runaway oil train that exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic,...
07/23/14 11:31 AM
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips — including a cappuccino variety — should help boost its profit in the months ahead. The company, which also owns Tropicana, Gatorade and Quaker, said global volume for both its...
By Joseph Lawler | 07/23/14 11:27 AM
An outgoing commissioner of the regulatory agency that oversees derivatives contracts will become the CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, a trade group for firms that engage in derivatives transactions, according to a statement from the ISDA Wednesday.
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