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Correction: Hollywood-Heartbeat Law story

May 17, 2019

Correction: Hollywood-Heartbeat Law story

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

May 17, 2019

Easing tensions with allies, Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Mnuchin says courts need to settle fight over Trump's taxes

May 15, 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says it's up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump's tax returns

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves

May 14, 2019

Education advocates say a Trump administration to use federal Pell Grant money to fund space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students, could trigger a budgeting crisis within just a few years

House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns

May 11, 2019

A top House Democrat has issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns

Thousands protest in Rio against education budget cuts

May 11, 2019

Thousands of people are gathering in Rio de Janeiro to protest against stiff budget cuts in Brazil's public education sector

The Latest: US preparing more tariffs on Chinese products

May 10, 2019

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products that aren't already facing import taxes

The Latest: Warren wants politics out of addiction tax plan

May 10, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says her tax plan to address the nation's prescription pill addiction crisis would remove the middleman and instead send funding directly from the federal government to affected communities

Australian opposition party vows big surpluses if elected

May 10, 2019

Australia's opposition party has promised to deliver bigger budget surpluses if it wins elections next week, while the ruling coalition warned the policies would harm the economy

Carolina Panthers offered $120M to move practice field to SC

May 9, 2019

The South Carolina Senate has agreed to provide $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina