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Senate Republicans will introduce their coronavirus relief package next week, as they work to lock down final details with the administration.
The malls and grocery stores of the 20th century are being converted into industrial conveyor belts of goods and services traveling from the internet to your home.
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House Democrats looking to deliver another round of $1,200 relief checks to Americans are encountering skepticism from an unexpected source — fellow Democrats in the Senate.
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Mr. Dinkins, who served in the early 1990s, was seen as a compromise selection for voters weary of racial unrest, crime and fiscal turmoil. The racial harmony he sought remained elusive during his years in office.
Republicans are showing little appetite for aggressively pursuing GOP investigations into President-elect Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden if they keep their Senate majority in 2021.
There is no evidence that the former vice president was involved in or profited from a joint venture pursued by his son and brother.
Biden inherits a challenging national security environment and his team must avoid repeating mistakes of the past.
Grovetta Gardineer would bring a different perspective than the previous 31 comptrollers and be a diversity role model for banking.
Chatter about President Trump's pardon plans is heating up, with top allies to the president publicly calling for him to preemptively grant clemency to confidants, family members and even himself.
A group of Democrats has introduced a bill to undo business tax provisions in coronavirus relief legislation that have been at the center of controversy.
The potential forgiveness of student loan debt could be one of the biggest policy shifts in the first months of the incoming Biden administration.
A rare public break between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell took center stage during a Senate hearing Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats sparred over the expiration of coronavirus relief.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) signaled on Tuesday that negotiators are unlikely to get a government funding deal this week, as talks appear poised to go down to the wire.
From trade and sanctions to tax policy and financial regulation, the former Fed chair will be at the center of the new administration’s agenda.
Michigan union membership is historically low and the changes may be a sign of things to come across the country.
A new Trump administration proposal that could push more banks to finance fossil fuel activities is creating divisions in conservative circles as free market groups decry the move as government overreach.
Only a small fraction of the president’s top donors from 2016 have given as much to his re-election effort.
The Taliban stand on the brink of realizing their most fervent desire: U.S. troops leaving Afghanistan. They have given up little of their extremist ideology to do it.
When in office, Joe Biden should create an advisory panel at the U.S. Agency of Global Media that consists of respected journalists and media executives, with international experience, representing a spectrum of political orientations.
Taking steps to bring in extra income or displace the shock of being laid off or furloughed is not unusual in the US.
A bipartisan group of more than 50 senators is urging leaders of the chamber to pass legislation that would make permanent excise tax relief for brewers, winemakers and distillers.
Googling something was all we once did with Google. Now we spend hours a day using its maps, videos, security cameras, email, smartphones and more.
Before Congress passes additional stimulus spending, members should research and examine the current fiscal data.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday urged President-elect Joe Biden to cancel student debt, calling it the “single biggest stimulus” for the ailing economy, a claim economists dispute.
Congress unveiled a $2.3 trillion spending package Monday just hours before its expected passage in both chambers, funding the government though the end of the fiscal year and providing relief to a coronavirus-batte
Despite pledges for debt relief and expanded programs, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund have delivered meager aid, say economists.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said on Monday that he was lifting his two-year hold on President Trump's pick to be the top U.S. counterintelligence official.
The congressional Problem Solvers Caucus on Wednesday released a bipartisan infrastructure report detailing a list of policy suggestions meant to provide a pathway toward a future plan, as the Trump administration’s impending infrastructure package appears to be stalling.
Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's expected pick for Trea
The next Treasury secretary will join the Biden administration amid an almost yearlong economic downturn and with limited fiscal tools at their disposal to cobble together a recovery plan.
Some hedge funds and private equity firms that lent money to property owners are now suing them for falling behind on interest payments.
We face a new wave of mortgage and rental delinquencies, many of which will come in the next few months.
Here’s everything you need to know about John Brown’s actual raid at Harpers Ferry, dramatized in Sunday’s series finale of the Showtime historical drama.
A sharp spike in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. is threatening the economic recovery and increasing the odds of a double-dip recession.
This is The TechCrunch Exchange, a newsletter that goes out on Saturdays, based on the column of the same name. You can sign up for the email here. I had a neat look into the world of mental health startup fundraising planned for this week, but after being slow-motion carpet-bombed by S-1s, that is…
Also this week: Winter heating options, and the E.P.A. chief’s travel plans
These 20 eLearning deals are on major sale for Black Friday.
Some legal experts say this will be the most conservative court since before World War II.
Rep. Jason Smith (R-Mo.) is slated to serve as the top Republican on the House Budget Committee next year following a vote by the House GOP Steering Committee on Tuesday.
A billionaire from the San Francisco area sought clemency for a psychologist convicted of monetary crimes. The Republican donor Elliott Broidy and a lawyer who later represented Jared Kushner were enlisted.
President-elect Joe Biden's economic team faces a daunting task in delivering policies that will help Black and other minority communities who have been disproportionately rocked by the pandemic.
A sale of the venerable publisher of Stephen King and Hillary Clinton could fetch $1.7 billion and rev up consolidation in book publishing.
Paul Manafort, who had been serving a seven-and-a-half-year sentence in Pennsylvania for fraud, is among the prisoners released over the spreading coronavirus.
America's infrastructure is in a tragic state and the country can't seem to do anything about it.
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from around the world.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday indicated that a payroll tax cut won't be in the coronavirus relief bill that Senate Republicans are expected to start unveiling shortly.
A top donor for both Republicans and Democrats allegedly sold access to key politicians for millions in foreign cash,
With ‘Mank,’ America’s most famously exacting director tackles the movie he’s been waiting his entire career to make.
Former malls and abandoned shopping-center sites are in the midst of a repurposing — and one of those new uses is senior housing.
Pizzagate-style rumors in 2016 were largely confined to far-right message boards. This year, they are reaching the mainstream with help from a website boosted by Trump.
The report delivered on Wednesday appeared to be little more than a rehashing of unproven allegations that echoed a Russian disinformation campaign.
With barber shops and hair salons shuttered, men everywhere are doing DIY haircuts, with messy results.
New guidelines for regulatory agencies will go a long way toward protecting Americans from arbitrary and abusive government power.
The Rams' replacement starting signalcaller has been compared to Doug Flutie, has worked in finance and was a star in a defunct football league.
The president-elect has chosen proponents of stronger regulation to begin reviewing financial agencies.
Lawmakers should focus on the causes of the current problem instead of getting distracted by the symptoms, such as partisan accusations of platform bias and how platforms should moderate content.
COVID-19 has imposed financial pressure on European football, and investors sense opportunity. How likely is a new competition?
Former President Obama's chief economist said on Sunday that Democrats should accept a smaller coronavirus relief package if necessary in order to get at least minimal relief to Americans.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday pressed for President-elect Joe Biden to take executive action to cancel student loan debt during an exchange with Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell at a Senate hearing.
President-elect Joe Biden will assume office with democracy in retreat both abroad and at home.
A post-election rally on the stock market appeared to be set to continue Monday as Dow futures surged on Sunday.
Bill Gates, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Jamie Dimon, Masayoshi Son, Killer Mike and more will join us.
From creating a political action committee to suggesting he might run again in 2024,\u00a0Trump is working to keep control of the GOP after his term ends.
How people of color vote this election could decide the next president. The turnout among Black, Latino voters could impact Trump-Biden race results.
Obstacles to housing affordability have been exacerbated by the coronavirus and will require government assistance to help Americans weather the pandemic, lawmakers and experts said Tuesday.
Business groups are rallying to push Congress to extend alcohol excise tax relief provisions that expire at the end of an already challenging year for the industry.
The PAC raised more than $260,000 and has apparently spent little on election activities.
A tree that has graced a neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, for nearly a century is slated to be taken down to make way for a highway through the city intended to reduce traffic jams.
David Correia was charged with duping investors in a start-up he founded with Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Banks have tightened standards, becoming more choosy about their borrowers and asking a lot of questions.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s plans would increase tax revenue by $3.375 trillion and raise federal spending by $5.35 trillion over a 10-year period, according to an
Shadow Inc. quickly rose to the national political spotlight Tuesday morning when the much anticipated results of the caucuses were delayed.
In these politically tense times, climate action through forests will bring us back together.
When President Trump quit the health organization, he left a list of seven demands on the table. Here they are.
The Senate on Wednesday voted to approve the nominations of two Republicans and one Democrat to serve on the Federal Election Commission (FEC), restoring a quorum to an agency that has been kneecapped for the p
Economists are warning that a COVID-19 relief bill without aid for state and local governments would mean passing up an opportunity to include a proven stimulus provision.
Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) on Friday introduced a bill to create a federally chartered and supported public banking system.
The Federal Reserve chief warned that a vaccine was still too uncertain to count on, and lawmakers signaled that more support was not imminent.
Nanaia Mahuta, the new foreign minister, brings a reputation as an honest broker to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s cabinet, the most diverse in the country’s history.
States that implemented mask mandates saw higher levels of consumer confidence, according to a new study from the University of Utah.
We are on the cusp of taking leaps and bounds backward after decades of progress toward gender equality; wreaking havoc on millions of families, both financially and psychologically.
The collaboration between community banks and small business was key to the survival of countless businesses and jobs.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday that France will be applying restrictions to prevent people from going to Swiss ski resorts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Most Americans, including nearly half of Republicans, support raising taxes on people making at least $400,000 while keeping the current tax rates for everyone else, according to a new poll from
Launching a lucrative side hustle is all about looking for "pain points," says Nick Loper, founder of Side Hustle Nation. "If you had a problem that you've overcome, the solution may be the basis for a business."
Liberal arts departments, graduate student aid and even tenured teaching positions are targets as the coronavirus causes shortfalls.
Jewelry for men has been changing in recent years.
Ahmad Ahmad, the president of one of FIFA’s six regional confederations, was accused of abusing his office, mishandling funds and trading in gifts.
The verdict was a victory for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, whose inquiry has drawn withering criticism from President Trump.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) admitted in a tax filing that some of the group’s current and former executives have used the nonprofit’s money for personal benefit.
States across the country are beginning to reopen, despite many still seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases.
The action shows that the U.S. government remains concerned about how extremist groups like Al Qaeda and the Islamic State continue to creatively raise and distribute money around the world.
A north-south divide is again dividing Europe, this time in response to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
To many Latinos in Hollywood, every gain seems to be followed by a setback. The writer Tanya Saracho and others involved in the Untitled Latinx Project want to change that.
What's next for President Trump once he leaves the White House? And what's next for his business? And what's he being investigated for again? And by whom?We take a step back and break it all down with Andrea Bernstein, co-host of the WNYC & ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc., about Trump's finances, his mounting debt and how, after decades of bad business, he has always managed to find a way out.
The onset of the coronavirus pandemic at the start of the year has caused the strong global liquidity winds to come to an abrupt halt
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