The Latest: Trump thinks GOP has votes for budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times local):...
DETROIT (AP) -- Toyota is the top brand in Consumer Reports' annual vehicle reliability rankings....
Coming soon: a selfie with your credit card application
NEW YORK (AP) -- The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application....
US unemployment claims fall to 222,000, lowest in 44 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since Richard Nixon was president....
Technology companies lead US stocks lower; oil down
Technology companies led a slide in U.S. stocks Thursday as the market pulled back from its latest record highs. Cruise lines, fast-food restaurants and other consumer-focused companies also declined. Health care stocks were among the big gainers. Investors were poring over the latest batch of company earnings. Crude oil prices fell....
Wooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttons
BOSTON (AP) -- Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they've been brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons....
Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:...
Missouri proposes innovation corridor for Amazon's 2nd home
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri officials were submitting a bid Thursday for Amazon's second headquarters that would involve an innovation corridor between Kansas City and St. Louis rather than a single location in one of the state's major metropolitan areas....
KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll Should Gov. Wolf approve the House revenue proposal that borrows $1.5 billion-dollars, expands gambling, and uses fund transfers without raising taxes to balance the budget? <More Info>
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has approved a revenue proposal that covers 1.5-billion dollars of the 2.2-billion dollar deficit by borrowing against the state's Tobacco Settlement Fund, with no significant new tax revenue. The House is also seeking an additional 765-million in revenue from expansion of gambling and fund transfers. Gov. Wolf says he'll review the proposal, but favors a natural gas severance tax to close the deficit.
Should Sgt. Bergdahl be given a life sentence for desertion and endangering comrades?