White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government will make this month's payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday....
Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels
NEW YORK (AP) -- With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils on Wednesday - the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."...
Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday temporarily halted the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air bag inflators....
Florida bans future investments in Maduro's Venezuela
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott easily won approval Wednesday for a proposal to bar the state's $150 billion pension plan from making future investments that directly support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela....
From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one....
US stocks edge higher as retailers rally; oil companies fall
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target helped retailers rally. That was enough to cancel out more losses for energy companies....
Fed officials split in July over inflation worries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve policymakers were worried last month about inflation, but for two opposing reasons....
Pennsylvania State Senator John Eichelberger and Representative Stephen Bloom have submitted proposals for a constitutional convention in their respective chambers. They cite recent legislative problems, budget issues, the size of government and term limitations as reasons a convention is needed. Nathan Benefield Director of the Commonwealth Foundation says conventions are often called for by the public when legislatures cannot fix problems on their own. To hold a convention requires an agreement on terms, then they must be approved by voters in a referendum.
Were you disappointed with the President's initial remarks following the violence in Charlottesville?