Government Business And Finance

Mexico: Cocaine found in apparent Social Security truck

Nov 18, 2017

Mexican authorities have seized more than 800 pounds (371 kilograms) of cocaine being transported toward the Texas border inside a truck bearing the markings of the country's Social Security Institute

Officials try to identify 'John Doe' convicted in fraud case

Nov 17, 2017

A foreign national stole an American man's identity, then lived in the U.S. for at least 20 years and committed Social Security and voter fraud, federal officials said.

Medicare 'Part B' premiums to rise next year for many

Nov 17, 2017

Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage

Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

Nov 17, 2017

A state official says discovery of a 210,000-gallons oil spill from the Keystone pipeline will not affect the decision of Nebraska regulators next week on a massive expansion of the system.

White House requests $44 billion disaster aid bill

Nov 17, 2017

The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that falls far short of demands from hurricane-hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Nov 17, 2017

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try in GOP tax plan

The Latest: Trump calls Democrats 'obstructionists' on taxes

Nov 17, 2017

President Donald Trump says the Democrats could exert greater sway over the shape of tax overhaul legislation if they weren't focused wholly on defeating it

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Nov 17, 2017

Tesla says it will electrify trucking with 500-mile-range semi due out in 2019

The Latest: Officials says 5-hour lag in leak notification

Nov 17, 2017

A South Dakota official says there was a roughly five-hour lag between TransCanada Corp.'s detection of a leak from its Keystone pipeline and its notification of state environmental officials.

Monsanto asks Arkansas judge to halt state's herbicide ban

Nov 17, 2017

A major agribusiness company is asking an Arkansas judge to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused widespread damage

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