Municipal bond yields rose modestly this week, continuing October's upward trend.
A federal judge in Seattle on Friday ordered two companies owned by a Greek shipping magnate to pay $1.5 million after a jury found that a cargo ship deliberately pumped oil-polluted water into the ocean, then repeatedly lied and falsified records in an effort to deceive inspectors with the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Crow Nation and the state have settled nearly four decades of litigation over whether Montana can tax coal owned by the tribe, with the state to pay $15 million if the tribe gives up claims on past taxes collected.
The Latest on a legislative hearing on New Jersey Transit following last month's fatal train crash (all times local): 11:20 a.m.
Colombia's government is seeking to raise taxes to offset a plunge in oil revenue and an ambitious spending program to end a half century conflict with leftist rebels.
Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial security of health insurance" because of the Affordable Care Act.
Two top lawmakers on Thursday demanded information from a drug company that has raised prices on a leukemia drug, calling increases of tens of thousands of dollars a sign the company puts profits before patients.
Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility.
A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: DONADL TRUMP: Insurance premiums under the Obama health care law next year "are going to go up over 100 percent." THE FACTS: Premiums are going up, and by double digits in many states, but to say it's over 100 percent is pure hyperbole.
A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: HILLARY CLINTON: "I don't add a penny to the national debt." THE FACTS: Not true, according to the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: DONALD TRUMP: "Her plan is going to raise taxes and even double your taxes." THE FACTS: Clinton's plan wouldn't raise taxes at all for 95 percent of Americans, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.
THE ISSUE: The Internal Revenue Service touches everyone, not just taxpayers but anyone who receives a government check, drives on roads made possible by tax revenue or sends a child to a school helped by Washington.
The U.S. Health and Human Services Department estimates that 1 million more people will sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges for 2017 compared with 2016, a department official told reporters on Wednesday.
Federal regulators are looking to set up new standards for big banks' planning and testing for possible cyberattacks.
Members of the public will get a chance to tell California regulators what they think about proposed regulations that would — eventually — permit self-driving cars that lack a steering wheel or pedals on public roads.
A Vietnamese official says the country needs more time before it ratifies the Trans Pacific Partnership, dealing a blow to the trade deal, which includes the United States and Japan.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $1.97 billion.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with six-month bills falling to their lowest level in three weeks.
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