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Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Could Hear Case Affecting Trump Golf Courses

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 5:04am

When President Trump nominates a new Supreme Court justice, he will be choosing someone who may rule on a case affecting golf course profits. The case helps illustrate Trump's conflicts of interest.

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Ahead Of Trump's First Jobs Report, A Look At His Remarks On The Numbers

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 5:03am

Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump questioned the government's unemployment figures. Will that continue, now that he is the president?

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Countries Listed On Trump's Refugee Ban Don't Include Those He Has Business With

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 5:28pm

President Donald Trump's refugee ban in the Middle East could be one of the first conflicts of interest for the president, as his bans avoided nations that he has business ties in.

As Trump Reboots Pipeline Expansion, An Unexpected Delay Emerges

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 8:00am

The projects will need to be approved through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but a resignation will leave that five-person panel with just two members — too few for a quorum.

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Episode 750: Retraining Day

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:54pm

When an American loses his/her job to trade, there's program to help. It's been around for decades. It makes a lot of sense. It is a generous program. And almost nobody's heard of it. But why?

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Milk Producers Pay Back Millions In Price-Fixing Settlement

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:36pm

Between 2003 and 2010, a dairy industry group paid farmers to get out of the dairy game. They were trying to raise milk prices, but it meant slaughtering a lot of cows. An animal rights group was not happy, so they decided to sue on behalf of milk consumers. Now, if you bought milk in some states since 2003, you might be eligible for a payout.

Trump's Proposed Border Tax Would Negatively Affect U.S. Consumers

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:36pm

Donald Trump has said a border tax would be one way to make Mexico pay for the border wall. But that type of tax could negatively affect American consumers.

Repeal Ripples: 5 Insurance Exchange Chiefs Contemplate An Uncertain Future

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:58am

States running their own insurance exchanges instead of relying on the federal site had hoped the marketplaces would become thriving businesses. Now, the states aren't sure what the future holds.

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Trump Administration Cancels Ads Encouraging Obamacare Sign-Ups

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:54am

With the end of open enrollment just days away, the Trump administration pulled the plug on advertisements and outreach to encourage people to buy health insurance.

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One Of Trump's First Orders Means Home Loan Fees Won't Go Down

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:01am

Had it gone into effect, the fee cut would have reduced the cost of borrowing for about 1 million Americans a year who buy or refinance houses with loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration.

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Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:01am

One part of the federal health law gave hospitals financial incentives to improve patient care. Some invested big to make those changes and are worried about what losing that support would mean.

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Drug Distributors Penalized For Turning Blind Eye In Opioid Epidemic

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:00am

The wholesalers that move medicines between drug companies and pharmacies have been fined for failing to call out suspicious transactions involving opioids.

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Trump's Labor Pick Faces Slew Of Legal Complaints From Fast-Food Workers

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 4:15pm

Andrew Puzder runs the empire behind Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. So far, 33 current and ex-employees have alleged wage theft, harassment and discrimination at his company. The industry stands by its man.

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Trump's Suggested Import Tax Would Mean Americans Pay For That Wall

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:56pm

The president's press secretary said a plan the White House is pushing would mean taxing goods from Mexico 20 percent to pay for the wall. That would mean American consumers would foot the bill.

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Fast Food Workers File Complaints Against Companies Run By Trump Labor Pick

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:30pm

Employees of the fast food chains run by President Trump's labor secretary nominee filed complaints Thursday alleging wage theft and sexual harassment, among other things. The complaints to state and federal agencies allege that as CEO of the company that owns the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's chains, Andrew Puzder helped create a workplace culture that encouraged discrimination.

Despite Economic Troubles, Residents Of Kansas Town Remain Proud

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:30pm

Independence, Kan., is shrinking with the population down to about 9,000 people. Many businesses have closed up shop, and the city's hospital shut down in 2015. But the folks who live there remain proud of their town and its history.

Dairy Farmers Fear Loss Of Labor Under Trump Immigration Actions

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:30pm

Dairy farmers rely on thousands of immigrants, most of them undocumented, to milk the cows. They fear Trump administration policies will cause their labor pool to dry up.

The Continent That Contributes The Most To E-Waste Is...

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 3:27pm

If you guessed North America, you're wrong. A new report looks at who's producing the most.

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GOP '200 Day' Agenda Calls for Spending, Tax Cuts. But What About the Deficit?

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 1:30pm

At the annual GOP congressional retreat, House Speaker Paul Ryan outlined a legislative agenda that includes plans to repeal and replace Obamacare and rewrite the federal tax code.

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'It's A Big One': Iowa Pipeline Leaks Nearly 140,000 Gallons Of Diesel

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:44am

The leak from an underground pipeline in north-central Iowa was first discovered in a field on Wednesday morning. Crews for the company, Magellan Midstream Partners, are working to clean it up.

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