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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 16- A case testing the constitutionality of state regulations on the sale of alcohol enacted after the Prohibition era brewed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, with the justices appearing sympathetic toward a challenge to Tennessee's residency requirements for retailers. A majority of the justices signaled support for...

  • Midwest, causing at least five roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and canceling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. In Kansas City, snow dusted the field at...

  • Midwest, causing several roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. In Kansas City, seats at Arrowhead Stadium were...

  • The USDA was set to release its views on the projected size of U.S. soybean stockpiles, among other data, following a record-large domestic harvest and a trade war with China that has slowed U.S. exports. Some have been scouring Twitter for tidbits on shifting weather patterns and rumors of grain exports, but say it is difficult to replace the USDA.

  • Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talks with reporters as he heads for a meeting at the U.S. Capitol October 02, 2018 in Washington, DC. 

    "I believe you're going to find it in the courts almost immediately," says the Iowa Republican. "It contravenes the power of the purse" of Congress.

  • Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD).

    "For me, it's a practical issue. Is it effective? Will it work? Is it the best thing we can do to secure the border? Most of the people I talk to, including on the border, don't think it is," Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer says.

  • The USDA was set to release its views on the projected size of U.S. soybean stockpiles, among other data, following a record-large domestic harvest and a trade war with China that has slowed U.S. exports. Some have been scouring Twitter for tidbits on shifting weather patterns and rumors of grain exports, but say it is difficult to replace the USDA.

  • San Francisco skyline.

    In these metro areas, earning $100,000 a year or more is actually pretty common.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 7- New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China's access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in U.S. technology startups, as both investors and startup founders abandon deals amid scrutiny from Washington. But Trump has been particularly vocal about stopping China from getting its hands on strategic...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 4- U.S. job growth likely picked up in December with wages expected to have increased solidly, which could help to allay a recent upsurge in fears about the economy's health that have roiled financial markets. The Labor Department will publish its closely watched monthly employment report on Friday on the heels of surveys showing sharp declines...

  • Harvey Weinstein

    At least 11 states, from California to Vermont, passed new protections addressing workplace harassment in the past year — and many of them go into effect in 2019.

  • *Consumer confidence posts sharpest decline in over 3 yrs. Dec 27- U.S. stocks retreated on Thursday a day after massive gains as the sharpest drop in U.S. consumer confidence in years raised fresh concerns about the economy. There is still a lot of skepticism that yesterdays rally was just a technical bounce, "said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise...

  • Another set of pictures, taken by tenants, shows homes across the Atlantic in North Carolina, Maryland and Louisiana, plagued by flooding, bursting pipes, mold blooms, collapsed ceilings, exposed lead paint and tap water as brown as tea. Ireland's historic Capard House is among the vacation properties owned by Rhode Island real estate developer John Picerne.

  • Roth IRA 401k

    Although this session of Congress ended without lawmakers passing bills aimed at expanding access to workplace retirement plans, states around the country already are rolling out programs with the same goal.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- Attorneys general from nine U.S. states sued the Trump administration on Thursday to stop future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits off the East Coast, joining a lawsuit from environmentalists concerned the tests harm whales and dolphins. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said the tests would harm marine species, jeopardize...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- Lockheed Martin Corp said on Thursday it has reached its 2018 target to deliver 91 F-35 fighter jets to the United States and its allies, as the defense contractor built 38 percent more jets this year. In November, Lockheed received $6 billion in funding towards a multiyear commitment on a batch of 255 jets from the United States and its allies.

  • BALTIMORE, Dec 19- A U.S. judge signaled skepticism on Wednesday toward a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to block a lawsuit by the state of Maryland seeking to preserve the Obamacare law in a case that also challenges Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. District Judge Ellen Hollander in Baltimore, Justice...

  • BALTIMORE, Dec 19- A U.S. judge signaled skepticism on Wednesday toward a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to block a lawsuit by the state of Maryland seeking to preserve the Obamacare law in a case that also challenges Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. District Judge Ellen Hollander in Baltimore, Justice...

  • BALTIMORE, Dec 19- A U.S. judge signaled skepticism on Wednesday toward a bid by President Donald Trump's administration to block a lawsuit by the state of Maryland seeking to preserve the Obamacare law in a case that also challenges Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. At a nearly three-hour hearing in federal court in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 18- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it plans to cut 50 jobs at a suburban Detroit lithium-ion battery assembly plant after the largest U.S. automaker announced last month it will end production of its plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt in 2019.. The Detroit automaker said it would end production at five plants in North America, including four in the...