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Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress accomplished relatively little in a short work period, missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis
Published: 04/30/16

Gov: Puerto Rico braces for lawsuits as major default looms

Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory is bracing for multiple lawsuits as a major default over a bond payment looms
Published: 04/29/16

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Published: 04/29/16

The Latest: Chenault: Panel plans to hear tax credit bill

House Speaker Mike Chenault says a hearing is planned on a rewrite of Gov. Bill Walker's oil and gas tax credit bill
Published: 04/29/16

Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

Congress has headed out of Washington on Friday, accomplishing relatively little in a short work period and missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis
Published: 04/29/16
Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak

Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak

Puerto Rico announced Friday that it has recorded the first Zika-related U.S. death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. territory
Published: 04/29/16
Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky

Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky

Official figures show that the eurozone economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of year, a level of growth that means the single currency bloc has finally clawed back the ground lost during the recessions since 2008
Published: 04/29/16
Biden presses Iraq to not let political chaos upend gains

Biden presses Iraq to not let political chaos upend gains

Vice President Joe Biden pressed Iraq on Thursday not to let its crippling political crisis upend hard-fought gains against the Islamic State group
Published: 04/28/16
US economy struggles at start of election year

US economy struggles at start of election year

US economy barely grew at the start of election year, as consumers, businesses turn cautious
Published: 04/28/16
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, lifting from their 2016 lows but remaining historically low during the spring home-buying season
Published: 04/28/16