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  1. Congress returns to McConnell's legislative 'graveyard'

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 09 4:31 AM

    The Kentucky Republican has promised a "Grim Reaper" strategy focused on burying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's legislative priorities...

  2. Senate approves Trump nominee Bowman for Federal Reserve

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 12 20:30 PM

    The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee Michelle Bowman to serve a full 14-year term...winning the support of 49 Republicans and 11 Democrats. Only one Republican ...

  3. The US legislation Hong Kong’s protesters want passed

    Quartz via Yahoo FinanceSep 09 15:52 PM

    It was introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate on June 13, a day after violent clashes erupted in the heart of Hong Kong as tens of thousands pro-democracy demonstrators ...

  4. Trump's New UN Envoy to Deliver His Message Minus the Bombast

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 04 8:00 AM

    “Making progress at the UN requires constant attention to relationships, a knack for knowing the bottom line, and a belief in incremental, but determined, steps forward,” Craft, 57, said at ...

  5. Botched Bankruptcy Leads to Standoff in Kentucky Coal Country

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 03 13:41 PM

    A little more than a mile down the tracks, some 100 CSX Corp. railcars are piled high with coal mined by Blackjewel LLC from the hills of Harlan County. David Pratt Jr., a 29-year-old father ...

  6. Union head: Climate plans must accommodate coal workers

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 05 0:26 AM

    Democratic presidential candidates seeking to address climate change must account for thousands of coal workers whose jobs are at risk because of mine closures and competition from cheaper natural ...

  7. Democrats block Pentagon bill amid border wall battle

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 18 23:28 PM

    Senate Democrats Wednesday blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud between the chamber's leaders over the rules of engagement for ...

  8. Business Highlights

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 12 21:12 PM

    The U.S. government's budget deficit increased by $169 billion to $1.07 trillion in the first 11 months of this budget year as spending grew faster than tax collections. The Treasury Department ...

  9. Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. dies

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceSep 18 16:28 PM

    Jones, an amateur boxer in his youth, was a staunch defender of for-profit health care and became known for his civic-mindedness in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where Humana's ...

  10. Pentagon Readying a Public Show of Evidence in Saudi Attacks

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 17 20:09 PM

    The official couldn’t confirm or deny a CBS News report that the U.S. has identified locations in southern Iran from which it believes more than 20 drones and cruise missiles were launched.