World Mar 31, 2020

New Trump mileage standards to gut Obama climate effort

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change. The Trump administration is expected to release ...

Business / Economy Feb 21, 2020

White House trumpets economic success compared to Obama

With the U.S. presidential campaign heating up, the White House continues to look backward, comparing President Donald Trump's economic record to his predecessor, Barack Obama. The Trump administration released the Economic Report of the President on Thursday, which in nearly every metric claims a vast ...

'Obamacare' ruling likely to haunt Trump in 2020

World / Politics Dec 20, 2019

'Obamacare' ruling likely to haunt Trump in 2020

While the eyes of America were on the House vote to impeach President Donald Trump, a court ruling to leave the fate of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," up in the air may be a bigger risk to his 2020 re-election ...

Former Fed chief Paul Volcker, inflation slayer, dies at 92

Business Dec 10, 2019

Former Fed chief Paul Volcker, inflation slayer, dies at 92

Paul Volcker, the towering former Federal Reserve chairman who tamed U.S. inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis, died Monday at the age of 92, according to his daughter, Janice Zima. Volcker, ...