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  • Global finance leaders see economy strengthening

    Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece will default on its bailout loans. The officials from the Group of...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The big question, 5 years after the oil spill: How is the Gulf? Scientists, BP differ Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them:...
  • How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer

     How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer
    If Tax Day fills you with dread and anger, that's not irrational — at least not if you're poor or middle class. The United States tax code is so warped, so skewed in favor of the wealthy, that it is in effect hastening the arrival of the new...
  • House Democrats forced to choose sides in Iran debate

    WASHINGTON House Democrats on the fence about the White House's proposed nuclear deal with Iran will be asked next week to close ranks and get behind the president. With the House and Senate getting back to work on Monday after a two-week recess, most of...
  • Obama is waging an all-out campaign for Iran deal

    WASHINGTON Even as Iran's supreme leader suggested another hurdle to a nuclear deal Thursday, President Barack Obama and his administration waged an aggressive coordinated campaign to stop Congress from interfering. Making his first public comments on...
  • Brouhaha over bank reflects shifting power dynamic between U.S., China

    Brouhaha over bank reflects shifting power dynamic between U.S., China
    For years, U.S. officials have chafed at what they contend is Chinese freeloading on the world stage. While America has spilled blood and spent a fortune on vexing challenges such as Islamic extremism and African epidemics, China, the muttering goes,...
  • Tubman for the 20? A City Councilman launches a social media blitz

    Tubman for the 20? A City Councilman launches a social media blitz
    Baltimore is pushing hard to put abolitionist and underground railroad icon Harriet Tubman's portrait on the 20-dollar bill, replacing the War of 1812 hero, Indian-remover, central-bank-vetoer, Democratic Party-founder, and no longer stylish Andrew...
  • As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing

    As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing
    The Treasury Department has started taking steps to extend the federal government's borrowing ability as the U.S. hits its debt limit again Monday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew told lawmakers Friday. In a letter to congressional leaders, Lew urged...
  • EEUU congela activos de 7 funcionarios venezolanos

    EEUU congela activos de 7 funcionarios venezolanos
    El presidente Barack Obama ordenó el lunes congelar bienes en territorio estadounidense de siete funcionarios venezolanos, al declarar a la nación sudamericana como amenaza extraordinaria para la seguridad nacional y política exterior estadounidenses....
  • U.S. announces sanctions against Venezuelan officials

    U.S. announces sanctions against Venezuelan officials
    The Obama administration on Monday imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials for alleged human rights violations, calling the country's actions a threat to national security. The sanctions target "Venezuelan officials past and present who violate...
  • U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure

    U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure
    At Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC, a more than century-old manufacturer in Southwest Baltimore, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew stepped aboard a "Dragon" dredge bound for Indonesia, saw how dredging impellers are made and watched welders at work...