Government Business And Finance

Global stocks higher, oil prices steady

Nov 16, 2017

Global stock markets are higher while crude oil prices are steady

Consumers' market remake if 'Obamacare' mandate repealed

Nov 16, 2017

Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others

Philippine economy grows 6.9 percent in last quarter

Nov 16, 2017

Philippine economy grows at faster than expected 6.9 percent annual pace in last quarter, helped by spending on pay hikes for government personnel

Mexico open to 5-year NAFTA reviews, but not 'sunset clause'

Nov 16, 2017

Mexico says it is open to a thorough evaluation of NAFTA every five years, but not the kind of "sunset clause" Washington is reportedly seeking

The Latest: Senate bill adds tax break for family leave

Nov 16, 2017

A new tax break for businesses that give their workers paid family leave has been put into the Senate Republican tax bill now moving toward approval

1st GOP senator opposes tax bill in early sign of problems

Nov 16, 2017

Wisconsin's Ron Johnson has become the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party's tax bill

Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety

Nov 15, 2017

The Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety

Ivanka Trump says child tax credit 'not a pet project'

Nov 15, 2017

Ivanka Trump says her push to boost the child tax credit is "not a pet project."

California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

Nov 15, 2017

California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help automakers avoid paying for accidents and other trouble caused by self-driving cars, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate panel backs bill

Nov 15, 2017

Oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is moving ever closer after a nearly four-decade political standoff

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

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Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

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