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  • FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is pictured inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/File Photo

    Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Foreign Cash Taxes, Plans Major US Spending

    Apple Inc. will open a second U.S. campus as part of a 5-year, $30 billion U.S. investment plan and will make about $38 billion in one-time tax payments on its overseas cash, one of the largest...

  • Is the Tax Law Already Boosting the Economy?

    Republicans have been quick to take credit for pay hikes by Walmart and worker bonuses paid by dozens of companies including AT&T and American Airlines, claiming that the GOP tax bill is already...

  • A red traffic light stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington

    Budget Deficit Growing Ahead of Tax Cuts

    The federal budget deficit is expected to grow as the $1.5 trillion tax cut begins to kick in this year, but it got a running start this past fall, before the tax bill had taken effect. According to...

  • FILE PHOTO: Hospital emergency sign in La Jolla, California

    Kentucky Gets the Go-Ahead on Medicaid Work Requirements

    Just a day after the Trump administration issued new rules allowing states to enforce work requirements for Medicaid recipients, Kentucky received permission to begin doing so Friday. The approval is...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump is seen before signing a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King Jr. day in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington

    Tensions Rising as Shutdown Looms

    It’s understandable if you’re experiencing a bit of shutdown fatigue, given the many dire warnings about impending closures of the federal government coming out of Washington over the last few months...