NEW YORK (AP) — Congress on Thursday overturned a set of regulations enacted in the final days of the Trump administration that effectively allowed payday lenders to avoid state laws capping interest rates.
HONOLULU -- Hawaii is dropping its testing and quarantine rules for vaccinated domestic travelers in two weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday a hard-earned bipartisan agreement on a pared-down infrastructure plan that would make a start on his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the political aisle. But he openly acknowledged that Democrats will likely have to tackle much of the rest on their own.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly is nearly ready to take another shot at getting approval for a possible Alzheimer’s drug.
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SEATTLE (AP) — A Nigerian information technology worker has been indicted on federal wire fraud and identity theft charges, after authorities said he and his co-conspirators filed false claims for pandemic-related unemployment benefits in 17 states.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska faces the prospect of a partial government shutdown next week amid an ongoing fight over how much to pay residents in the form of an annual dividend from the state's nest-egg oil-wealth fund.
NEW YORK (AP) — All 23 of the nation's biggest banks are healthy enough to withstand a sudden economic catastrophe, the Federal Reserve said Thursday as it released the results from its latest “stress tests," giving the banks the green light to resume paying out dividends to investors and buying back stock.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina government budget proposal heavy on capital projects, saving reserves and tax cuts and distributes over $5 billion in federal COVID-19 aid received preliminary approval on Thursday from the state Senate.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in Thursday to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampeded through a suburb.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Executives with NBCUniversal celebrated the opening of a new production facility in New Mexico on Thursday, as state and local officials touted efforts by the film and television industry to find ways to work through the challenges that stemmed from the coronavirus pandemic.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of child care providers in California marched and chanted Thursday outside the state Capitol demanding higher wages, a topic that appears to be the final sticking point in budget negotiations between lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Voters in the November general election will have the opportunity to decide whether to allow bets on New Jersey college teams, or teams from other states playing games in New Jersey.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's court system could allow expanded camera coverage of criminal proceedings following the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd's death, under an order released Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators have reached an agreement to significantly boost infrastructure spending, though considerable hurdles remain before the blueprint unveiled Thursday becomes reality.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted Thursday to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is added to unemployed workers' benefits in Michigan, though the measure is expected to be vetoed when it reaches Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Planned Parenthood and Missouri Right to Life on Thursday told a state Senate panel that legislation seeking to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood would in effect be “useless.”
PHOENIX (AP) — Angered by House Democrats failing to show up to work earlier in the week to vote on a state budget, Republicans on Thursday limited debate as they prepared to push through a Senate-approved plan that slashes income taxes and contains a conservative wish list of policy changes.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Record-high heat is forecast in the normally mild-weathered Pacific Northwest this weekend, raising concerns about wildfires and the health of people in a region where many people don't have air conditioning.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline project are worried about the potential impact of the company's plan to temporarily pump as much as 10 times more groundwater out of the construction area than once planned.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help millions of tenants unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic, but said this is the last time it plans to do so.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rick Hendrick was convinced there was little risk in signing Kyle Larson, who if given the chance would prove he was wo…
ATLANTA (AP) — Like more than 165,000 other Georgians, Amy Bielawski will make one more claim this week for special unemployment benefits. But then the Tucker resident will be on her own, as Georgia withdraws from programs that pay benefits to people who normally aren't eligible.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The revenge of the cows heated up Thursday with yet another instance of a herd getting loose in a U.S. community.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese company that produces a key ingredient in solar panels will be barred from the U.S. market as part of a broader effort to halt commerce tied to the country's repressive campaign against Uyghurs and other minorities, the Biden administration said Thursday.