Government Finance

India's economy likely to grow at healthy 7%, gov't says

Jul 4, 2019

India's government says the economy is expected to grow at 7% in 2019-20, up from a five-year low of 6.8% in the past year

Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up

Jul 3, 2019

A federal judge in Seattle has blocked a Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum-seekers locked up while they pursue their cases

Trump: People are leaving New York 'like never before'

Jul 2, 2019

President Donald Trump says people are moving out of New York "like never before," but reality of population changes is more complicated

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate

Jun 28, 2019

Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they'll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt

The Latest: Dems want gun control, little consensus on how

Jun 28, 2019

Candidates in the Democratic presidential debate are echoing calls for greater gun control measures, though there was little consensus on how to be the most effective

Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in corruption cases

Jun 25, 2019

A former Arkansas lawmaker who is the governor's nephew has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and filing a false tax return, part of an agreement with federal prosecutors in a sprawling corruption probe

White House offers budget freeze if Dems don't agree to deal

Jun 19, 2019

Trump administration bargainers are offering a one-year budget freeze and saying that Democratic spending demands remain too high

Kansas City, Missouri, voters elect Lucas as new mayor

Jun 19, 2019

A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city's 55th mayor

Charitable giving by individual Americans drops in 2018

Jun 18, 2019

Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffers its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09; one factor is a Republican-backed change in tax policy