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Justice Department secretly subpoenaed information from McGahn’s Apple account, source says Apple informed former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about accounts belonging to them in 2018, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday, days after two House lawmakers disclosed they, too, had their information secretly subpoenaed.
8:43 a.m. June 12, 2021
Justice Department will review restrictive GOP voting lawsThe U.S. Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday, vowing to take action on any violations of federal law.
6:51 a.m. June 12, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
This industry saw a 112% rise in job openings since the pandemic --- and it's not leisure and hospitality'They would take anybody in off the street and help them learn what they need to know to start.'
6:31 a.m. June 12, 2021
- By Alessandra Malito
I’m 40, and a single, military dad of 2; I have rental income, $100K in retirement savings and expect at least $3K a month in retirement — what am I missing? Have a question about your own retirement savings? Email us at HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
4:41 p.m. June 11, 2021
How Walmart’s E-Commerce Bet Is Playing Out
Plus, with inflation running hot, will the central bank’s ardor for quantitative easing cool? And more investment newsletter commentary on fund flows, Treasury yields, and housing.
11:50 a.m. June 11, 2021
Expanding this home care program would give more people an alternative to nursing homesAfter so many died of COVID-19 in nursing homes, there's a lot of interest in home care. New legislation would expand the popular PACE home care program.
11:44 a.m. June 11, 2021
- By John Scott Lewinski
In Wisconsin, Restoring a Historic Golf Course and a National Park TogetherEfforts to recreate the Lido—once one of most storied courses in the country—double as an ecological conservancy project
8:25 a.m. June 11, 2021
Crime surge leading issue among voters as NYC mayoral primary approachesFear of crime is back as a political issue in New York City. For the first time in years it could be a prime factor in who voters pick as their next mayor.
5:52 a.m. June 11, 2021
Illinois lifts all capacity limits on bars, restaurants, and other businesses and venues on FridayMasks are still required on public transportation and in airports, schools and hospitals.
4:19 a.m. June 11, 2021
Welcome to the No Bad News Stock Market
Didi IPO could value China’s ride-hauling giant at $70 billion, Moderna seeks FDA approval to vaccinate adolescents, cyberattacks continue as companies pay more ransom, and other news to start your day.
2:53 p.m. June 10, 2021
Most employers exempt from new federal COVID-19 safety rulesThe Biden administration has exempted most employers from long-awaited rules for protecting workers from the coronavirus, angering labor advocates who had spent more than a year lobbying for the protections.
12:38 p.m. June 10, 2021
U.S. lifts sanctions on more than a dozen former Iranian officials and energy firmsThe Biden administration lifted sanctions on more than a dozen former Iranian officials and energy companies on Thursday, an action that comes amid stalled nuclear negotiations, but U.S. officials said the move signals Washington’s commitment to easing a broader pressure campaign if Tehran changes its behavior.
12:01 p.m. June 10, 2021
U.S. suspends J&J COVID-19 vaccine shipments as states face surplus of expiring dosesThe U.S. government has halted new shipments of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, according to state and federal health officials, one of several steps federal agencies are taking that could help clear a backlog of unused doses before they expire.
11:47 a.m. June 10, 2021
U.S. says banning of Navalny groups by Russian court criminalizes ‘one of the country's few remaining independent political movements’Moscow City Court ruling prevents people associated with Navalny's Foundation for Fighting Corruption and his sprawling regional network from seeking public office, labeling them extremists.
8:56 a.m. June 10, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
IRS investigating leak of tax returns from Elon Musk, Warren Buffett and other billionaires Some of the world's wealthiest people have paid relatively little in federal taxes, according to the investigative news outlet ProPublica, which obtained 'raw' tax returns in its reporting.
6:31 a.m. June 10, 2021
- By Greg Robb
U.S. jobless claims approach 'normal' territory, dropping to pandemic-era low of 376,000Initial jobless claims fell 9,000 to 376,000 in the week ended June 5, the Labor Department said Thursday.
10:49 p.m. June 9, 2021
Russia outlaws organizations tied to opposition leader Alexei NavalnyThe Moscow City Court's ruling, effective immediately, prevents people associated with Navalny's Foundation for Fighting Corruption and his sprawling regional network from seeking public office. Many of Navalny's allies had hoped to run for parliamentary seats in the Sept. 19 election.
12:12 p.m. June 9, 2021
State bar association investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's attempt to overturn 2020 electionThe Texas bar association is investigating whether state Attorney General Ken Paxton's failed efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election based on bogus claims of fraud amounted to professional misconduct.
11:47 a.m. June 9, 2021
SEC Looking At Rules on Stock Trading, Chairman Says
Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
11:29 a.m. June 9, 2021
- By Home Media
Best cheap car insurance in Texas for 2021Texas auto insurance prices are slightly higher than the national average. See how much drivers pay for car insurance in Texas and where to find the best rates.
7:55 a.m. June 9, 2021
- By Paul Brandus
Americans increasingly want electric cars --- and Biden really wants you to buy oneConsumers say they're inclined to buy electric cars, despite lower gasoline prices and fewer tax breaks than in Europe.
7:36 a.m. June 9, 2021
Why Hiring Is So Tough
The latest jobs and business data suggest a number of factors, from a decline in the working age population for the first time to a skills gap, are driving the labor shortage
1:49 p.m. June 8, 2021
White House Ends Talks on Infrastructure
Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
1:04 p.m. June 8, 2021
Thousands of families forced to wait after foster care system struggled to adapt to pandemic Leroy Pascubillo missed his daughter’s first step, her first word and countless other precious milestones. After being born addicted to heroin, she had been placed with a foster family, and he anxiously counted the days between their visits as he tried to regain custody. But because of the pandemic, the visits dwindled and went virtual, and all he could do was watch his daughter — too young to engage via computer — try to crawl through the screen.
11:23 a.m. June 8, 2021
- By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures climb back to more than 2-year highs, with U.S. prices above $70 a barrelOil futures climb back to their highest levels in more than two years on Tuesday, with U.S. prices settling above $70 a barrel, buoyed by expectations for further improvement in U.S. energy demand. Prices also got a boost after the Energy Information Administration raised its 2021 oil-price forecasts.
9:43 a.m. June 8, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Colonial Pipeline CEO warns Congress that 'criminal gangs' are always 'sharpening their tactics' to target U.S. companies, government Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount warned members of the Senate Homeland Security Committee Tuesday that cybercriminals are on the offense after the fuel transportation company was hit by a $4.4 million ransomware attack last month.
7:57 p.m. June 7, 2021
Asian markets pull back after mixed day on Wall StreetBenchmarks fell in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai and were flat in Seoul.
7:21 p.m. June 7, 2021
New administration, but Justice Department still arguing Trump can't be held liable in defamation suit Donald Trump cannot be held personally liable for “crude" and “disrespectful” remarks he made while president about a woman who accused him of rape, Justice Department lawyers said Monday in arguing for him to be replaced by the United States as defendant in a defamation lawsuit.
6:47 p.m. June 7, 2021
Dozens of oil-pipeline protesters arrested in MinnesotaHundreds of protesters vowing do whatever it takes to stop a Canadian-based company's push to replace an aging pipeline blocked a pump station Monday in northern Minnesota, with some people chaining themselves to construction equipment before police began making arrests.
4:27 p.m. June 7, 2021
U.S. national lab report found COVID-19 Wuhan-leak theory plausibleA report on the origins of COVID-19 by a U.S. government national laboratory concluded that the hypothesis claiming the virus leaked from a Chinese lab in Wuhan is plausible and deserves further investigation, according to people familiar with the classified document.
12:27 p.m. June 6, 2021
Energy secretary cites risk of cyberattacks crippling U.S. power grid Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Sunday called for more public-private cooperation on cyber defenses and said U.S. adversaries already are capable of using cyber intrusions to shut down the U.S. power grid.
9:01 a.m. June 5, 2021
- By Andrea Riquier
$195 billion of federal rescue money is going to U.S. states. Here's how some plan to use itMoney from the Biden rescue plan are hitting the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and governors are figuring out how to use it.
8:50 a.m. June 5, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Winner of Ohio vaccine lottery says $1 million prize ‘pushed me over the edge’ to get a COVID shot‘I kept hemming and hawing about it,” said Vax-a-Million winner Jonathan Carlyle
11:46 a.m. June 4, 2021
Biden administration will reverse or review endangered species protections rolled back by Trump The Biden administration said Friday it is canceling or reviewing a host of actions by the Trump administration to roll back protections for endangered or threatened species, with a goal of strengthening a landmark law while addressing climate change.
11:12 a.m. June 4, 2021
- By Myra P. Saefong
Upbeat demand expectations boost oil, sending U.S. prices up 5% for the weekOil futures finish higher on Friday as optimistic expectations for crude demand lifted U.S. by 5% for the week.
8:50 a.m. June 4, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 thingsHow to keep your COVID vaccine card safe, and what to do if you lose it
2:44 p.m. June 3, 2021
Federal judge rebuffs South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's effort to force National Park Service to allow Mount Rushmore fireworksRepublican governor had sued the U.S. Department of Interior in an effort to reverse the decision to deny the state's permit for the pyrotechnic display.
1:38 p.m. June 3, 2021
Ohio's second million-dollar vaccine lottery winner is an Amazon delivery driver from Toledo Three more $1 million and college-scholarship winners will be announced on the next three Wednesdays.
12:30 p.m. June 3, 2021
The Fed Is Selling Its Corporate Bonds. What the Step Back Could Signal.
While the central bank's $13.8 billion portfolio of bonds and ETFs is relatively small, it does mark a shift away from pandemic relief efforts.
9:56 a.m. June 3, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
Covax gets $2.4 billion in COVID vaccine supply commitments for world's poorest countries as experts warn on variantsThe global tally of COVID-19 cases neared 172 million on Thursday, and the number of vaccines administered edged closer to 2 billion, a day after a summit ended with pledges of $2.4 billion to the Covax program that aims to secure vaccine supply for the world's poorest countries.