Economy

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

Sep 20, 2019

Picketing auto workers have surrounded the massive General Motors complex for nearly a week in Flint, the automaker's birthplace

23 states sue Trump to keep California's auto emission rules

Sep 20, 2019

Twenty-three states have sued to stop the Trump administration from revoking California's authority to set emission standards for cars and trucks

Nurses staging 1-day strike at 12 hospitals in 3 states

Sep 20, 2019

Registered nurses are staging a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona, demanding better working conditions and higher wages

Nancy Pelosi unveils an ambitious plan to lower drug prices

Sep 19, 2019

Nancy Pelosi unveils an ambitious plan to lower drug prices for seniors on Medicare and younger people with private insurance

Mortgage rates boosted US home sales 1.3% in August

Sep 19, 2019

US home sales rose 1.3% in August to the highest level in 17 months

Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

Sep 19, 2019

Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

Sep 18, 2019

President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators

Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown

Sep 17, 2019

Democrats controlling the House are keeping a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown free of controversy

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

Sep 17, 2019

The Trump administration is poised revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Stocks mixed, oil down as markets await news on Saudi plant

Sep 17, 2019

World shares are mixed and oil prices have fallen slightly pending updates on restoring output at a Saudi Aramco oil processing plant damaged by an attack over the weekend

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