Economy

Trump Administration Set to End California's Ability to Regulate Auto Emission Standards

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to...
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California's contractor law was aimed at Uber and Lyft, but it could cause much bigger problems for food delivery startups

California's contractor law was aimed at Uber and Lyft, but it could cause much bigger problems for food delivery startups

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On Friday, California lawmakers passed a law that could force companies like Uber and Lyft to reclassify independent contractors as full-time employees . Assembly Bill 5 could...
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US Sanctions Venezuelan businessmen for alleged food aid scam

US Sanctions Venezuelan businessmen for alleged food aid scam

3 hours ago   |   RT

The US Treasury Department has sanctioned three Venezuelan businessmen and 16 companies, whom it says were involved in a scheme to help President Nicolas Maduro profit from...
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Economy doesn't need rate cut - Cardillo

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Spartan Capital Securities' chief market economist Peter Cardillo sees a quarter point rate cut Wednesday, and he tells Reuters' Fred Katayama it'll be part of the Fed's...
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EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government can regulate...
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2020 Democratic candidates want to undo Trump's policies through executive action - and go much farther

2020 Democratic candidates want to undo Trump's policies through executive action - and go much farther

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Much like his predecessor, President Donald Trump has adopted a favorable view towards executive power as a method of achieving policy goals quickly without needing to go...
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Pence upbeat that Congress will pass USMCA trade deal this year

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for...
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US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

DALLAS - The price of gasoline crept higher after a weekend attack devastated Saudi Arabian oil output, but if the disruption to global supplies is short-lived, the impact on...
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Neocornucopianism and the Steady State: Part I

Neocornucopianism and the Steady State: Part I

5 hours ago   |   Steady State

The cornucopia is an age-old symbol of celebrating plenty. Today, the world has plenty and a new goal is needed. (Image credit: Yzrael. Image used under Creative Commons...
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Trudeau government ran $14B deficit in 2018-19 fiscal year, going over $10B target

7 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

OTTAWA - The federal government ran a $14-billion deficit in 2018-19, according to its latest annual financial report, the third year in a row with a shortfall bigger than $10...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into impeachment circus

Seeking to impeach President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee summoned his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a hearing that devolved into a trolling and... Read more ...

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

The Daniel Jones era will begin on Sunday. The Giants tweeted out on Tuesday morning that Eli Manning would not start in Week 3 against the Buccaneers with the Duke rookie... Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...