Category: National

Looking forward to life with less

It is almost always the case that profits sheltered by American corporations in overseas tax havens were actually earned in the United States or another country with a similar tax system but today, Fortune 500 companies have stashed a record…

Consumer protection bureau changing sides

A federal judge allowed the president’s selection of the budget director, Mick Mulvaney, to take over as acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ending a legal battle initiated by interim director Leandra English. US District Judge Timothy Kelly on…

Trump allows criminals to buy guns

Almost a half-million criminals who are wanted for arrest by police will be allowed to buy firearms because federal Trump administration officials removed their names from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which is used to conduct background checks prior…