Government Business And Finance

White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

Oct 16, 2017

Trump's chief economist says plan to cut corporate tax rates will cause average household incomes to jump $4,000 a year

The Latest: Putin halts NKorea ties in line with UN demands

Oct 16, 2017

The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles

Lufthansa offers to take over bankrupt Alitalia

Oct 16, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa confirms it has prepared an offer for the bankrupt Italian airline's global, European and domestic business

GOP Sen. Thad Cochran grappling with illness

Oct 16, 2017

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is continuing to grapple with a urinary tract infection that has delayed a planned return to Washington

Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

Oct 16, 2017

The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees

Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

Oct 16, 2017

Hungary says it will "block and boycott" all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for schools to teach lessons in languages other than Ukrainian

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan is far from the biggest ever

Oct 16, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump calls it the largest package of tax cuts in history but it isn't

Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

Oct 16, 2017

A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments

Trump tax plan paints pretty picture for art collectors

Oct 16, 2017

President Donald Trump's tax plan could benefit art collectors with a repeal of the federal estate tax paid by people who inherit multimillion-dollar estates

Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Oct 15, 2017

A bipartisan bid to shield consumers from rising premiums is getting new attention after President Donald Trump's decision to halt federal payments to insurers. Congressional Republicans are divided over that effort, however.