LOS ANGELES -- Voters in as many as four states in November will consider higher levies on their wealthiest residents as income inequality steers liberal activists and politicians toward more progressive taxation.
A new label on some of the steaks in your grocery store highlights a production process you may have never heard of: mechanical tenderizing.
This means the beef has been punctured with blades or needles to break down the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. looks set to rack up bigger budget deficits in the coming years, no matter who is elected president.
With Donald Trump declaring himself the "king of debt" and Hillary Clinton promising to "build ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- The U.S. Supreme Court for now is allowing arguments partly in secret in a case over whether the high court should hear a dispute over the shutdown of an investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's ...Read more
MADISON, Wis. -- Some voters might not be able to cast ballots this fall if not for a new state rule put in place on the eve of a trial over Wisconsin's voter ID law, the official responsible for issuing ID cards testified...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The banking industry is flummoxed on what to do about Donald Trump, even as its fears grow that his likely opponent has moved too far to the left.
Last week, Trump announced plans to unveil an alternative to...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- In a last-minute scramble involving passports, an air ambulance and hundreds of dollars in donated funds, tiny Israel Stinson was airlifted over the weekend to an undisclosed hospital in a foreign ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Brandi Hill had a 9-month-old daughter, a hot car and a heart full of hope.
"I want to be loved," the 21-year-old wrote on Facebook recently. "I want a happy family I want all the good stuff."
But her short ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook uncovered no evidence that it suppressed news about conservative issues in its "trending topics" feature, the social media firm wrote Monday in a letter to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS--Abdirahman Bashiir's desire to join Islamic State and the change of heart that led him to work for the FBI -- and how much the agency paid him --fell under defense scrutiny Monday as a federal terrorist ...Read more
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