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  • US regulators change way big financial firms chosen for stricter oversight; earlier notice

    A group of top U.S. regulators charged with monitoring the financial system is making changes to the way big financial firms are chosen for stricter government oversight. Companies will be notified earlier in the process by the Financial Stability...
  • Energy interests pile onto N.D.-Minn. coal lawsuit

    MINNEAPOLIS Powerful energy and business interests have become allies of North Dakota in that state's two-year legal fight against a 2007 Minnesota clean energy law. Mining and electric utility trade associations are among the 11 partisan interests...
  • A constructive idea for infrastructure, taxes

    A constructive idea for infrastructure, taxes
    As much as the $4 trillion budget President Barack Obama sent to Congress Monday is a highly political document giving his allies things to rally around and his opponents proposals about which to grouse, the spending plan succeeds at putting two issues of...
  • Pat Toomey gains seat at Obamacare carving table

    Pat Toomey gains seat at Obamacare carving table
    Chipping away at Obamacare is a top priority for the Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress, and Sen. Pat Toomey has a front-row seat for shaping some of those proposals. Toomey, R-Pa., was named to lead the Senate Finance Committee's panel...
  • Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case

    Local civil rights advocates worry about housing case
    Lawyers who launched a fair-lending case in Baltimore against Wells Fargo that ended with a $175 million settlement three years ago had an effective weapon: a federal legal standard recognizing discrimination by effect as well as intent. Housing...
  • Republicans criticize Obama's State of the Union as partisan

    Lacking the presidential bully pulpit but boasting the largest congressional majority in generations, ‎top Republicans accused President Obama of loading his State of the Union address with partisan priorities instead of demonstrating the leadership...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • Businesses welcome new rules on Cuba travel, trade

    Businesses welcome new rules on Cuba travel, trade
    U.S. travel and business with Cuba will get easier starting today. Two U.S. government agencies issued initial regulations Thursday for President Barack Obama's more open policy announced Dec. 17, softening the effects of the 54-year-old U.S. embargo...
  • Moving swiftly, U.S. eases travel and trade rules on Cuba

    Swiftly expanding trade ties with Cuba, the Obama administration opened the door to easier travel and a wide range of new export opportunities with the communist island starting Friday, punching the biggest hole to date in America's half-century-old...
  • US loosens embargo on Cuba, making trade and travel easier

    The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment. The new rules also open up the communist island to greater American travel and allow...
  • Will Supreme Court endorse discrimination against pregnant workers?

    In some ways, the pregnancy discrimination case argued today at the U.S. Supreme Court has turned out to be a beautiful thing. Groups that are usually at each other’s throats over reproductive rights are working together to persuade the justices...