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NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is dead. Long live the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. That's the message the Trump administration is pushing, at least, in what on the surface seems like a minor tweak to the name of the federal consumer watchdog...
LONDON (AP) — Ireland says it will begin collecting more than 13 billion euros ($15.9 billion) of back taxes from Apple, 19 months after the European Commission ruled that a tax deal with the tech giant amounted to illegal state aid. The Commission ordered Ireland to collect...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign. Wylie's visit is part of a Democratic attempt...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it has issued warnings to 40 retail and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that sales last month were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000. The two prior months had their sales revised upward...
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers saw their confidence rebound in April to a level close to the 18-year high it had reached two months ago. The Conference Board says its consider confidence index rose to 128.7 in April, up from a March level of 127.0. The March level was just...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts. The justices on Tuesday rejected a bid to strike down a process established by Congress in 2011 to speed up patent reviews. The...
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines. As the investigation into last week's deadly engine failure continues, Southwest CEO...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in February as buyers compete fiercely over a dwindling number of properties for sale. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index released Tuesday jumped 6.3 percent in February from a year earlier, matching December's...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former corrections officer has admitted smuggling contraband to inmates at the Jackson...
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his sixteenth...
Republicans have known for months that their House majority is in genuine peril. But after another bruising...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Conservatory of Music plans to start construction this summer of a 12-floor...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators have adopted a budget proposal that would give more money to public K...