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7:50 a.m. April 27, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
All of President Biden’s key executive orders — in one chart Memorandums, proclamations, other executive actions also deployed Memorandums, proclamations, other executive actions also deployed As people and markets around the world adjust to having Joe Biden as U.S. president, a key factor is what the veteran Democratic politician aims to accomplish without having to work with Congress.
11:27 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Joe Scarborough drops F-bomb on live TV and calls for Trump’s arrest after Capitol riots MSNBC hosts Scarborough and Joy Reid condemned Capitol Police response, contrasting it with tighter security surrounding Black Lives Matter protestsThe MSNBC host condemned the Capitol Police’s response, contrasting it with tighter security surrounding Black Lives Matter protests
11:00 a.m. Dec. 4, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
CDC forecasts up to 19,500 deaths from COVID-19 in week ending Dec. 26 ‘People were less willing to change their behavior than any other day during the pandemic,’ data analyst says of Thanksgiving DayThe U.S. set yet another record for new cases and fatalities in a single day from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 and the nation’s leading public health agency said there could be up to 19,500 deaths in the week ended Dec. 26.
9:30 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Katie Marriner
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson, a longtime GOP donor, ranks No. 1 among S&P 500 bosses in political spending 98 S&P chief execs give just to Republicans in 2020 cycle, 67 contribute only to Democrats, and 81 donate to both partiesLas Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson kept up his major giving to Republican candidates and groups in the 2020 cycle, putting him easily at No.1 among all S&P 500 bosses when it comes to political spending.
7:34 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘It’s a grim cut off’: Washington abandoned a stimulus deal, so much of America’s temporary financial safety net will expire The help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soonThe help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soon.
8:36 a.m. Oct. 26, 2020 - By rbisdale
Here's how much your vote actually costsBillions are spent on presidential campaigns, from TV ads to slogan swag. Here's how much candidates will pay to get your vote.
4:53 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020 - By Jonathan Burton
Jim Steyer: Only a breakup of Facebook and controls on social media can reduce disinformation and lies on the internet Neither Big Tech’s response nor the law have been strong enough to shield users from harm, says the founder of Common Sense MediaNeither Big Tech’s internal response nor the law have been strong enough to shield users from harm, says the founder of Common Sense Media.
5:11 a.m. Oct. 12, 2020 - By Katie Marriner
Trump raised 5 times as much money from America’s top CEOs as Biden Thirty S&P 500 CEOs vote for Biden with their wallet, though they don’t contribute as much as Trump’s 15 doAs the Nov. 3 election sparks record spending, here’s how the CEOs of S&P 500 companies are helping to fund the war chests of President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden, while also contributing to other Republican and Democratic politicians.
5:06 a.m. Oct. 12, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
A Barrett court would continue Trump’s deregulatory agenda long after he’s left the White House, experts say Amy Coney Barrett is likely to be a pro-business justice, if confirmedJudge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court has brought the public’s attention to divisive social issues like abortion rights, but replacing the late Justice Ginsburg with a more conservative voice could have an equally important effect on business regulation and the economy.
4:48 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
If the Democrats win the Senate, Big Tech better be ready for a bigger fight Senators set to become leaders under a Democrat majority have sought to establish new antitrust law, break up tech companies Democratic senators have signaled a willingness to make substantial changes to antitrust law and advocate breakups of the largest American tech companies, including campaigning for president on the issue. If the party can flip four seats, those same senators — such as Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts — could be in position to act against some of their favorite targets, including Facebook Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc.
5:43 a.m. Oct. 7, 2020 - Associated Press
Supreme Court reinstates South Carolina requirement that absentee-ballot requests be witnessed While the high court reinstated the requirement that a witness sign applications as a lawsuit proceeds, Palmetto State voters have already started returning ballotsDemocrats sought to have the requirement put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans defended it as deterring fraud.
2:11 p.m. Oct. 6, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 210,000 as doctors say Trump’s comments on COVID-19 are sending the wrong message Experts were hoping Trump’s brush with COVID-19 would lead to greater focus on public health measures, including face masksThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed above 210,000 on Tuesday, as doctors and health experts lamented President Donald Trump’s latest comments on COVID-19, with many fearing they are sending the wrong message to the American public.
5:34 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Trump tests positive for coronavirus. At stake: the campaign, the operation of the federal government and the makeup of the Supreme Court The implications of the president’s illness are wide-rangingThe implications of the president’s illness are wide-ranging.
4:32 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
President Trump tested positive for coronavirus — here’s everything we know so far What’s been reported about the president’s prognosis, what this means for the election and national security, and moreWhat’s been reported about the president’s prognosis, what this means for the election and national security, and more
1:21 p.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Here’s where Biden and Trump stand on antitrust, social media and other tech issues No matter who wins the presidential race, expect Big Tech to continue to be a target for Republicans and Democrats alikePresident Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. don’t agree on many issues, but they do share a wariness toward Big Tech that should maintain or even escalate antitrust scrutiny of the largest U.S. tech companies no matter who wins on Nov. 3.
10:11 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - Associated Press
Senate committee set to subpoena Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Twitter’s Dorsey, Google’s Pichai Hate speech, misinformation and perceived political bias on the internet platforms to be topics explored in testimony by Silicon Valley titansHate speech, misinformation and perceived political bias on the internet platforms to be topics explored in testimony by tech titans.
5:16 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
How to sign up to be a poll worker in 3 swing states — Ohio, Florida and Arizona ‘Poll workers are the front-line custom service face of our democracy’‘Poll workers are the front-line custom service face of our democracy.’
5:15 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - By Joe Ready
Ballot drop boxes are safe, secure and have been used by Republicans and Democrats for decades — so why is Trump bashing them? Voters using drop boxes for the November election can be confident that their ballot will be counted fairlyVoters using drop boxes for the November election can be confident that their ballot will be counted fairly.
9:12 p.m. Sept. 29, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Can Trump write off $70K in haircuts? IRS allows tax deductions for highly unusual expenses — including fertility treatment, vasectomies and rehab The agency has guidelines on expenses that aim to ‘increase your personal prestige or establish your professional reputation’The agency has guidelines on expenses that aim to ‘increase your personal prestige or establish your professional reputation.’
4:51 a.m. Sept. 29, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
When is the first Trump and Biden debate? First of three face-offs to be held Tuesday in Cleveland Donald Trump and Joe Biden are preparing to face off Tuesday night in the first of three presidential debates, as a Supreme Court vacancy supercharges the election season and the U.S. continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
7:10 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
RNC paid private-sector employee and ally of Postmaster General DeJoy for consulting work Lawmakers are probing allegations that Louis DeJoy solicited employees of his North Carolina logistics company to donate to Republicans and then reimbursed themLawmakers are probing allegations that Louis DeJoy solicited employees of his logistics company to donate to Republicans and then reimbursed them.
2:57 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Federal judge extends Wisconsin deadline for receipt of absentee ballots in November Ballots postmarked by Election Day and received up to six days later valid under Monday rulingA federal judge ruled Monday that absentee ballots in battleground Wisconsin can be counted up to six days after the Nov. 3 presidential election as long as they are postmarked by Election Day.
6:22 a.m. Sept. 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker At least 81 current or former congressional candidates have supported the conspiracy theory or promoted QAnon content, with at least 24 qualifying for November’s general election ballot: Media MattersWalmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to the reelection campaign of a Tennessee state lawmaker who had used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance records and the candidate’s posts.
11:29 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 30 million, and controversial CDC testing guideline changes were reportedly not made by CDC scientists HHS revised the guidelines to say asymptomatic patients don’t need testing and then ‘dropped’ them on CDC site without vetting, New York Times reportsThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 30 million on Friday, and the death toll rose above 946,000, with the U.S. death toll edging closer to 200,000, or almost a fifth of the global tally.
4:36 p.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - Associated Press
Federal judge blocks Postal Service changes blamed for slowdown in mail delivery Judge cites ‘politically motivated attack’ in issuing temporary injunctionA U.S. judge on Thursday blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide, calling them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.
1:16 p.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Stocks end mostly lower after Fed holds interest rates steady near zero, but underscores risks to economic recovery Powell says economic scars of unemployment, foreclosures and evictions a risk without additional fiscal stimulus from CongressU.S. benchmark stock index closed mostly lower Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve said it would likely hold interest rates near zero until at least 2023 given the outlook for inflation and employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but also indicated risks to the economy remain.
12:32 p.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Dow erases early climb, S&P 500 notches third straight gain as tech stocks extend rebound from last week’s rout Federal Reserve begins 2-day policy meetingU.S. stocks finishes mostly higher on Tuesday as the blue-chip Dow shed early gains ahead of a policy update by the Federal Reserve
4:20 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Kanye West remains off ballot in Wisconsin as ‘Birthday Party’ presidential nominee Conservative-majority Wisconsin Supreme Court — which last week put the mailing of absentee ballots on hold — viewed as likely to weigh in on the entertainer’s quest to appear on ballotConservative-majority Wisconsin Supreme Court — which last week put the mailing of absentee ballots on hold — viewed as likely to weigh in on the entertainer’s quest to appear on ballot.
4:27 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Seeking a retirement ‘utopia’ Also, Joe Biden’s 401(k) plan, plus investing in electric cars — beyond TeslaAlso, Joe Biden’s 401(k) plan, plus investing in electric cars — beyond Tesla
4:19 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Big Tech is turning on one another amid antitrust probes and litigation Facebook and Microsoft are mad at Apple, Google and Amazon are being targeted by high-profile tech execs, and everybody wonders why Microsoft is avoiding any scrutiny“Battle royale” evokes images of professional wrestlers engaged in a free-for-all brawl in which combatants eventually turn on one another until there is an eventual winner. With apologies to Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant, Big Tech is taking on the same trappings as companies turn on one another amid multiple antitrust investigations and issues.
3:45 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Postal Service changes have significantly delayed prescription drugs, report finds Findings by Democratic senators contradicts DeJoyDelivery of mail-order prescription drugs was delayed significantly this summer after the new postmaster general ordered major changes in U.S. Postal Service operations, according to a report released Wednesday by Senate Democrats.
1:45 p.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - Associated Press
Postal chief DeJoy under fire over alleged campaign-finance violations Postmaster general could face criminal inquiries for allegedly reimbursing donors, perjuryPostmaster General Louis DeJoy is facing increased scrutiny as House Democrats investigate allegations that he encouraged employees at his former business to contribute to Republican candidates and then reimbursed them in the guise of bonuses, a violation of campaign finance laws.
3:02 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - Associated Press
What Biden, Trump, Barr get wrong about the coronavirus, protests, light bulbs, and voting both by mail and in person Associated Press engages in fact checksIn a week filled with fabrication, half-truths and misrepresentation, he also wrongly took full credit for veterans improvements that were underway before he took office.
6:27 p.m. Sept. 4, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Facing immense pressure, Facebook had no choice but to ban new political ads week before electionFacebook Inc.’s first action to limit political advertising in the U.S. with a ban of news ads in the week preceding the Nov. 3 elections comes amid unrelenting criticism that its platform fuels misinformation and is a haven for far-right groups.
12:49 p.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow, S&P 500 end lower, but book best August in 36 years. Nasdaq clinches another record Amazon wins FAA approval for drone deliveryU.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Monday, except for the record-setting Nasdaq Composite, as Wall Street closed out a historically strong August.
6:55 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Trump’s un-American gambit: Keeping us from voting Americans have been voting by mail for most of our country’s history. And there’s no evidence of widespread fraudAmericans have been voting by mail for most of our country’s history. And there’s no evidence of widespread fraud.
6:29 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Republican senator calls Trump’s stimulus executive order ‘unconstitutional slop’ As top Democrats Pelosi and Schumer urge congressional Republicans to return to the negotiating table, Trump engages in an intraparty war of words with Nebraska’s Ben SassePresident Donald Trump’s executive order and memorandum to stimulate the economy “is unconstitutional slop,” said Se. Benn Sasse of Nebraska.
6:12 p.m. Aug. 9, 2020 - Associated Press
Puerto Rico primary partially suspended due to lack of ballots Territory’s elections commission blasted; ‘It’s an embarrassment,’ one candidate saysPuerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory’s elections commission to resign.
8:09 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - Associated Press
Vote-by-mail worries: A ‘leaky pipeline’ in many states 75% of Americans are expected to vote by mail in Nov. 3 presidential election, up from 25% in 2018 contestBrace yourself for what’s expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail. It could be messy.
11:41 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Erin El Issa
Women and credit: In the 1970s, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act became law— a key step in financial freedom for women The law barred shady credit practices including lender discrimination based on race, sex, age, nationality or marital status.This series examines the financial progress made by women in the U.S. since the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed in 1974.
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