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Peter Peterson, billionaire and philanthropist, dies at 91
Peter G. Peterson, an executive and philanthropist who argued passionately that the U.S. must reduce its national debt, dies of natural causes at age 91
The Note: Democrats' 'big tent' gets big test in Illinois
The TAKE with Rick Klein In this year of political turmoil — one that figures to be defined by the opposition to President Donald Trump — the first congressional incumbent to go down could well be a Democrat. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., is in real danger of losing the nomination for his own seat in
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 20, the 79th day of 2018. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 12:15 p.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight in History: On March 20, 1854, the Republican Party of the United States was founded by slavery opponents at a schoolhouse in Ripon
Trump bans US use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency
The Trump administration is banning all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt U.S. sanctions.
Trump calls for death penalty for drug dealers 'where appropriate'
President Trump unveiled his plan to tackle the opioid epidemic in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Tax law may curb corporate cash at sports games
Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing? The new tax law ends a benefit prized by business for impressing customers or courting new ones. And the impact could be felt in the pricey boxes at sports stadiums, or even at Double-A baseball games in small towns with loyal
GOP confronts another failed tax experiment in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Republicans confront budget crisis that began after they took control
Corinthian students will only see partial loan relief
"It's a kick in my face:" Students defrauded by for-profit Corinthian colleges begin receiving notices of partial relief
Yes, canned soup may be fueling North Korea's air force
The Pyongyang Side Hustle: Is North Korea's air force selling canned soup and taxi rides to upgrade its runways and airstrips? The answer may well be yes in the shifting economy under Kim Jong Un