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Debate Fact-Check: Reviewing What Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Said During the Debate
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off tonight in the second presidential debate tonight and made charges about each other's records while defending their own characters and careers. The debate was a high-stakes evening for the Trump campaign, which was in turmoil following the release on
Yellen: Expect Fed to Gradually Hike Rates Over Next 3 Years
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the economy has come a long way in recovering from the 2008 financial crisis, and the Fed is getting close to achieving its goals of maximum employment and stable inflation
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2017. There are 356 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 1788, Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. On this date: In 1793, Frenchman Jean Pierre Blanchard, using a hot-air balloon,
US Has Limited Options to Fight EU Back Taxes on Apple and Other Companies
While the European Commission ’s investigation of retroactive taxes on Apple and other U.S. companies has drawn bipartisan consternation , the official options for the U.S. to take action against their rulings appear limited. On Tuesday, the commission slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion tax bill ,
President Obama Remarks on ISIS, Orlando Terror Attack
The president used a portion of his speech to sharply criticize Donald Trump's views on Muslims.
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Help Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to help Puerto Rico alleviate its massive debt crisis -- including allowing employers to pay less than the minimum wage during a specific time period. U.S. Treasury secretary Jack Lew said he was "disappointed" that the measure didn't include some of the Obama
Possible Rendering of Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill Reviewed by Treasury Secretary
One day after announcing plans for the new $20, $10 and $5 bills, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was pictured meeting with designers, engravers, printers and security experts at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Secretary Lew thanks designers for their hard work during a visit Thursday to the
The 11-Year-Old Who May Be Behind Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill
Jack Lew about Harriet Tubman's selection after she wrote a letter asking for women to be added to U.S. currency.
11-Year-Old Girl May Be the Reason Harriet Tubman Was Chosen for $20 Bill
An 11-year-old Massachusetts girl may have been the driving force behind the Treasury Department's move to put a woman on the $20 bill. Sofia wrote a letter to President Obama two years ago asking why there were not any women represented on U.S. paper currency, her mother Kim told ABC News today.