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Why some people should return their stimulus checks

Why some people should return their stimulus checks

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

After millions of Americans received their stimulus checks as part of the U.S. government's third round of COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments, it might seem crazy to give the...
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Why the president can't quickly solve the computer chip shortage

Why the president can't quickly solve the computer chip shortage

4 hours ago   |   Politico

President Joe Biden faces an inconvenient reality as he tackles the political and economic headaches caused by a global shortage of chips needed to build computers, medical...
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US budget deficit jumps to an all-time high of $1.7 trillion

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   4 articles

The U.S. government's budget deficit surged to an all-time high of $1.7 trillion for the first six months of this budget year.
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The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $1.7 trillion in the first half of the fiscal year

8 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

The United States is doling out twice as much money as it takes in.
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Column: 100 CEOs met to discuss opposing anti-voting laws. Don't expect them to do anything

9 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

U.S. corporations say they are pondering action against vote-suppression laws. Don't get your hopes up.
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Ai Weiwei-designed home sells for $5M

10 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The first and only private U.S. residence designed by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has sold for nearly $5 million. Located at 708 New Forge Hallow in Taghkanic, New...
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Will COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory? At some colleges, events and workplaces, it already is

11 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

COVID-19 vaccination requirements are fast becoming facts of life in the U.S. But many companies are “not necessarily wanting to be the first in their sector to take the...
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Intel CEO hopes U.S. can reclaim one-third of chip manufacturing industry

11 hours ago   |   CNBC

Earlier this year, Intel announced that it would invest $20 billion in new semiconductor factories, called fabs, in Arizona.
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Charles Booker forms exploratory committee for U.S. Senate run

Charles Booker forms exploratory committee for U.S. Senate run

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

LOUISVILLE - Democrat Charles Booker, whose unabashedly progressive campaign in Kentucky came up just short in last year's Senate primary, said Monday that he's forming an...
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A majority of CEOs say Biden's proposed corporate tax hike could undo the economic gains from Trump's cuts

A majority of CEOs say Biden's proposed corporate tax hike could undo the economic gains from Trump's cuts

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement American business leaders are warning a corporate tax rate hike proposed by President Joe Biden could make it harder to hire workers and increase their...
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New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's...

New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

Summary List Placement Beginning this summer, New Mexicans 21 and older will be able to both possess and grow marijuana. The state on Monday became the latest to legalize the... Read more ...

Biden meets with bipartisan group on $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan...

Biden meets with bipartisan group on $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, saying he's open to negotiate

Summary List Placement For the first time since unveiling his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package two weeks ago, President Joe Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers... Read more ...

Biden says there is 'no justification for violence' at protests after the...

Biden says there is 'no justification for violence' at protests after the police shooting of a 20-year-old Black man in Minnesota

Summary List Placement In his first remarks about the police killing of a 20-year old Black man, Daunte Wright , President Joe Biden said that "it remains to be determined... Read more ...

Psaki says Biden 'does not spend his time tweeting conspiracy theories'...

Psaki says Biden 'does not spend his time tweeting conspiracy theories' after a GOP senator criticized his tweets as 'unimaginably conventional'

Summary List Placement White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday defended President Joe Biden's communication style after a Republican senator criticized his limited... Read more ...

CDC director offered a solution to the Michigan COVID-19 surge: 'Shut things...

CDC director offered a solution to the Michigan COVID-19 surge: 'Shut things down'

Summary List Placement Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky said Michigan should shut down the state to stop the spread of COVID-19. "Really... Read more ...

Senate Republicans gave a brand new award to Trump the same weekend he...

Senate Republicans gave a brand new award to Trump the same weekend he called Mitch McConnell a 'dumb son of a b--h'

Summary List Placement The Senate Republicans' campaign arm announced on Monday that it had presented former President Donald Trump with a new award over the weekend. Trump... Read more ...

A majority of CEOs say Biden's proposed corporate tax hike could undo the...

A majority of CEOs say Biden's proposed corporate tax hike could undo the economic gains from Trump's cuts

Summary List Placement American business leaders are warning a corporate tax rate hike proposed by President Joe Biden could make it harder to hire workers and increase their... Read more ...

Nuance jumps 31% on news Microsoft will acquire the AI software maker for...

Nuance jumps 31% on news Microsoft will acquire the AI software maker for $19.7 billion

Summary List Placement Nuance Communications shares surged 31% early Monday on reports ahead of an official announcement from Microsoft that it will purchase the AI... Read more ...

Uber reveals March bookings were the highest in company history as...

Uber reveals March bookings were the highest in company history as ride-hailing rebounds from the pandemic

Summary List Placement Uber on Monday revealed record bookings for the month of March 2021, fueled by an resurgence in travel as pandemic restrictions around the world slowly... Read more ...

Prosecution's case against ex-cop in Floyd death nears end

Prosecution's case against ex-cop in Floyd death nears end

MINNEAPOLIS - The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death enters its third week Monday, with the state nearing the end of a case built on... Read more ...