Gas prices could be rocky, the job market should be strong, wages should rise and housing prices should rise in 2018.
House Republicans early Thursday unveiled a new, stripped-down spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and allow quarreling lawmakers to punt most of their unfinished business into the new year.
Authorities say an elderly woman is dead and a young girl was in critical condition after they apparently suffered carbon monoxide poisoning in northwestern Indiana.
The University of Toledo is promising students the same tuition rate all four years of college.
One of the two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to gain the favor of a horror character named Slender Man will soon learn how long she will spend in a mental health facility.
After a welcome lull in powerful winds that drove Southern California’s massive wildfire, crews and homeowners braced for the return of potentially dangerous gusts that could revive the flames.
President Donald Trump holds a news conference following the passage of the final Tax Cut and Reform bill.
In a re-vote due to a last-minute hiccup, the House passed the massive $1.5 trillion tax package that affects everyone’s taxes but is dominated by breaks for business and higher earners. Democrats call the legislation a boon to the rich that leaves middle-class and working Americans behind.
Slayings in Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are becoming concentrated into small areas while the rest of the city is growing more peaceful, even as the total number of homicides rises.
An officer went to the boy’s home to assure him that the green creature wouldn’t take anyone’s gifts.
Employees from U.S. nuclear power plants filed nearly 700 complaints with the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission in recent years, claiming retaliation for raising safety concerns, records show.
Their single-engine Cessna plane crashed Saturday night in a wooded area near Oldenburg, Indiana, about 40 miles northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio.
A judge on Tuesday dismissed the lawsuit brought by a choreographer who alleged Michael Jackson molested him as a child, resolving one of the last major claims against the late singer’s holdings.
Law had been sick and was recently hospitalized in Rome. The official who confirmed the death was not authorized to make the announcement and asked to remain anonymous.
U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith blocked the deportation of 1,400 people in July to allow time to challenge their removal in immigration court. About 275 people are jailed or in detention centers in roughly two dozen states.
The Environmental Protection Agency says an internal task force appointed to revamp how the nation’s most polluted sites are cleaned up generated no record of its deliberations.
Broad legalization starts Jan. 1, and this will be a test of whether bigger is better. California has long been known for its boutique pot market, producing world-famous buds on small plots in the so-called Emerald Triangle, north of San Francisco.
The bill is projected to add $1.46 trillion to the nation’s debt over a decade. The GOP is willing to risk running up deficits with the aim of getting a higher annual economic growth rate.
DACA has protected about 800,000 people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas.
The vote, largely along party lines, was 227-203 and capped a GOP sprint to deliver a major legislative accomplishment to President Donald Trump after a year of congressional stumbles and non-starters.