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Using tax credits to pay premiums gets complicated
Issued: August 24, 2014
Using the federal income tax system to promote social policy goals is a time-honored strategy for policymakers of both political parties. ...
Clashing views at summit of central banks
Issued: August 23, 2014
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — Most visitors to Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name — a 13,776-foot...
Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank
Issued: August 23, 2014
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs. ...
Goldman paying $3.15B over US mortgage bond claims
Issued: August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about...
Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike
Issued: August 22, 2014
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed’s ability to assess the U.S. job...
Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world
Issued: August 22, 2014
NEW YORK — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation...
Islamic State backers under scrutiny in US
Issued: August 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge....
Yellen: Job-market shifts complicate rate decision
Issued: August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it...
Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors
Issued: August 22, 2014
ROCHESTER, N.H. — The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign...
SpaceX gets 10-year tax exemption for Texas site
Issued: August 22, 2014
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first...
Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing
Issued: August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON — Two days after the Federal Reserve revealed an intensifying internal debate over interest rates, Chair Janet Yellen will address the...
Foley case lays bare debate over paying ransom
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with...
Study: Wealth gap widened in the last decade
Issued: August 21, 2014
NEW YORK — A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer. ...
S&P 500 closes at a record; Hewlett-Packard gains
Issued: August 21, 2014
NEW YORK — Another round of buying on the stock market is sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its latest record high. ...
US housing recovery appears to be back on track
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is...
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds — $7 billion of it geared for consumer...
US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban
Issued: August 21, 2014
MIAMI — A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided...
Stocks move higher; S&P 500 at record high
Issued: August 21, 2014
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks were on pace for a fourth straight day of gains Thursday, putting the Standard & Poor's 500 index on track to beat its...
Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson
Issued: August 21, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and...
Airline group forecasts uptick in Labor Day travel
Issued: August 21, 2014
A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last...
BoA’s $17B settlement is 2008 mortgage meltdown’s largest
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — The government has reached a nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities...
Justice announces $17B settlement with BofA
Issued: August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed...
United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal
Issued: August 21, 2014
NEW YORK — To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs. ...
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson
Issued: August 21, 2014
ST. LOUIS — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by...
Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists
Issued: August 21, 2014
LAS VEGAS — While gay couples still can’t get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they — and their money —...


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