| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:19 AM
European Union officials said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into whether Ireland and two other member nations were providing improper tax breaks to Apple Inc., Starbucks Corp. and Fiat Group.
The announcement came as the U.S. and other...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A former Fannie Mae specialist in foreclosures was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison for soliciting kickbacks from a real estate broker -- a practice he had said was “a natural part of business” at the nation’s largest home finance...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Lael Brainard and Jerome H. Powell to serve on the Federal Reserve's board of governors, bringing it closer to full strength as the central bank pulls back on its extraordinary stimulus policies.
Senators also approved...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
— Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County.
On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When she was elected the first black president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last summer, marketing consultant Cheryl Boone Isaacs represented a move toward diversity in the movie industry's most prominent organization.
Now, after a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:14 PM
— Gov. Terry McAuliffe has enlisted two cabinet members to explore ways the state can help Veterans Affairs medical centers in Virginia, two of which have longer-than-desired wait times.
Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John C. Harvey Jr....
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Virginians remain deeply divided on the issue of Medicaid expansion but lean somewhat against, according to the first poll to come out since this year's budget impasse ended with no agreement on offering health insurance coverage to more of their low-...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is launching an initiative to enhance the state's services for children and improve their health, education and safety.
His first step, announced Monday, was convening a high-level "Children's Cabinet," of four Cabinet secretaries,...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:11 PM
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has asked two cabinet secretaries to head a new look at emergency evacuation plans for Hampton Roads after an exercise two weeks ago showed that "we could not evacuate if we had a major catastrophe," he said.
| May 14, 2014
| 5:58 AM
During its spring session, Florida's Legislature passed HB 7023, a bill that would take away some of the requirements that critics say were onerous for residents filing for unemployment benefits.
If signed by Gov. Rick Scott, the legislation would...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2.
StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...