With the Dow Jones industrials above 20,000, it’s natural to ask what’s going on and what, if anything, investors should do. Here are some answers to common questions that people have about the stock market.
U.S. taxpayers are expected to pay for the upfront costs, though Trump continues to assert that Mexico will reimburse the money through unspecified means.
President Donald Trump says he’s ready to “send in the Feds” if Chicago can’t reduce its homicide problem, and the city’s police superintendent says he is “more than willing” to work with the federal government to combat the violence.
President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he is ordering a “major investigation” into voter fraud, revisiting unsubstantiated claims he’s made repeatedly about a rigged voting system.
Activists said Trump’s decision was devastating and was a rebuke to their efforts to protect the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s rights.
The tweets came just three days after the Interior Department briefly suspended its Twitter accounts after the park service retweeted photos about turnout at Trump’s inauguration.
The president is expected to sign the first actions Wednesday during a trip to the Department of Homeland Security.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich called for 1-percent annual increases for the Ohio Department of Education despite warnings that Ohio may be headed into a recession.
The 90th percentile of lead concentrations in Flint was 12 parts per billion from July through December — below the “action level” of 15 ppb. It was 20 ppb in the prior six-month period.
The CEOs of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler met Tuesday morning with President Trump as part of his plan to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. and they said they’re excited to work with the new administration.
Former President Barack Obama stopped the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in late 2015, declaring it would have undercut U.S. efforts to clinch a global climate change deal that was a centerpiece of his environmental legacy.
Katie Rich was suspended immediately after writing an offensive tweet about the child.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt said minutes after the incident that Dayton was “up and about” and that the governor would be OK. The governor’s office said an update on his condition would be released shortly.
Rep. Mike Pompeo takes the helm at the nation’s top spy agency at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence — traditionally a nonpartisan issue — has been thrust into the political arena.
At least four people died, three were missing and others were rescued from raging floodwaters during the storms.
Members of the panel voted along party lines, 11-10, to back Tillerson following a contentious confirmation hearing nearly two weeks ago that stoked concerns he might not win the panel’s recommendation
An unusual midwinter barrage of tornadoes and thunderstorms over the weekend was blamed for at least 20 deaths across the Deep South.
Indiana was among the states that saw declining gas prices last week, but GasBuddy believes motorists could be in store for a large temporary rise in the week ahead.
The deal was the cornerstone of Obama’s attempt to counter China’s influence in Asia. The Obama administration labored for years to finalize TPP. But Obama’s own Democratic Party was skeptical of the pact, and the former president never sent it to Congress for ratification.
A bill approved unanimously by the state Senate would make it a misdemeanor to advertise pot if the person does not have a license to sell the drug.