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Breaking tradition, former presidents sparring with Trump

Oct 20, 2017

Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief

Markets Right Now: Banks, technology lead gains for stocks

Oct 20, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks.

What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

Oct 20, 2017

A month after Hurricane Maria rolled across the center of Puerto Rico, power is still out for the vast majority of people as the work to restore hundreds of miles of transmission lines and thousands of miles of distribution lines grinds on

Gains by banks, technology firms lead US stocks higher

Oct 20, 2017

Technology companies and banks are leading U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to extend its gains for the week

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

Oct 20, 2017

The Trump administration says the federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed budget year, an $80 billion spike

Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

Oct 20, 2017

President Donald Trump is promising tax cuts the 'biggest in the history of our country' following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget plan

Treasury: US budget deficit rose to $666 billion in just-completed fiscal year, an $80 billion increase

Oct 20, 2017

Treasury: US budget deficit rose to $666 billion in just-completed fiscal year, an $80 billion increase

French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stalls

Oct 20, 2017

France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple

Uninsured rate up to 12.3 percent amid "Obamacare" turmoil

Oct 20, 2017

Gallup-Sharecare survey: Uninsured rate rises to about 12.3 percent of US adults amid "Obamacare" turmoil

The Latest: Ryan says GOP working on 4th tax bracket

Oct 20, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the tax plan pushed by President Donald Trump and Republican leaders will add a fourth tax bracket for high-income people to the three originally proposed.