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New York Bombing Suspect Charged With Terror Crimes

2 hours 35 min ago
The man accused of detonating a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs faces federal terrorism charges.

Millions of People Post Comments on Federal Regulations. Many Are Fake.

2 hours 46 min ago
A Wall Street Journal investigation uncovered thousands of fraudulent posts on regulatory agencies’ dockets, in hot-button areas including rules governing net neutrality and payday lending.

U.S. Officials Probing the Awarding of 2016 Olympics to Brazil

2 hours 47 min ago
U.S. law-enforcement officials are investigating allegations of corruption in the awarding of the 2016 Olympic Games to Brazil.

As the Fed Deliberates, Amazon Is Making Its Job More Difficult

3 hours 6 min ago
Web-driven comparison shoppers are keeping a lid on inflation and weakening retailers’ pricing power, complicating the Federal Reserve’s deliberations on how much and how fast to raise interest rates.

Trump Rips Senator Over Her Calls for His Resignation

3 hours 54 min ago
President Trump criticized Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, who has called for his resignation over sexual-misconduct allegations, as a “total flunky” while dismissing the accusations as “fabricated.”

Areas Newly Seized From ISIS Seen at Risk of Backsliding

4 hours 22 min ago
Iraq’s prime minister is celebrating the collapse of the Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate, but American and Iraqi officials are recognizing that much more is needed to stabilize newly reclaimed areas and prevent militants from making a comeback.

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dead at 65

4 hours 32 min ago
Mayor Edwin Lee, who helped usher in a technology development boom in San Francisco and was the city’s first Asian-American mayor, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning at the age of 65.

20% vs. 22%: The Tension Over Two Points in the Corporate Tax Rate

4 hours 45 min ago
As House and Senate lawmakers continue hashing out differences between their tax-overhaul bills, some are pushing a less-drastic cut in the corporate tax rate to find money for a variety of interests.

Four Groups to Watch in Alabama's Senate Election

6 hours 29 min ago
Both the Republican nominee Roy Moore and his Democratic challenger Doug Jones are depending on high turnout among their natural supporters to win what appears to be a close race for an Alabama Senate seat.

Congress Looks to Overhaul Sexual-Harassment Rules

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:36
Lawmakers are moving to change procedures for reporting sexual harassment on Capitol Hill and how settlements are funded, after Congress was shaken last week by more allegations of improper behavior and three resignations.

Alabama Candidates Launch Last-Minute Blitz to Turn Out Voters

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:30
Alabama’s Senate special election comes to a high-stakes conclusion on Tuesday, after dueling endorsements from the president and his predecessor and $40 million in campaign spending.

Trump Calls for Overhaul of Immigration System After NYC Attack

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:54
President Donald Trump said Monday’s attempted terrorist attack is more evidence that the country’s immigration system needs a total overhaul to end immigration based on family relationships.

Suspect in New York Terror Attack: An Early Profile

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:29
The Bangladeshi man accused of detonating an explosive device in an underground passageway near Port Authority Bus Terminal is a legal U.S. resident who was angry about “the plight of Muslims” in the Middle East, according to a senior law-enforcement official.

Investigators Interview Yates About White House Meetings

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:19
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators about her meetings with White House officials, and she recounted concerns she had shared with the Trump administration about ex-national security adviser Mike Flynn.

A Late 2017 Tax Plan Could Spell Trouble for Your 2018 Paycheck

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:42
The largest payroll group in America is raising a big concern about the new tax plan: There simply isn’t enough time to figure out withholding for 2018.

Treasury Says GOP Economic Agenda Would Pay for Tax Cuts

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:40
Treasury Department said the Republican economic agenda would generate enough economic growth to pay for the tax cuts being considered by Congress, using growth assumptions exceeding the official congressional estimates.

Botched Suicide Bombing Jolts New York, Injures 4

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:03
A 27-year-old immigrant from Bangladesh tried to set off a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body as he blended into rush-hour commuters in one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs. But the explosive fizzled, burning him instead and slightly injuring three others.

White House Opposes Push by Trump Accusers for Sexual-Misconduct Probe

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:51
The White House opposes a push for a congressional probe of President Donald Trump by three women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, a call that comes as Washington has been shaken by claims of mistreatment of women by politicians.

Amid North Korea Tensions, a Narrow Diplomatic Window Opens

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:43
The pace of North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests has slowed considerably in recent weeks and history suggests it will remain low in the coming weeks, providing a narrow diplomatic opportunity for a negotiated resolution to the crisis, writes Gerald F. Seib.

California Wildfires Roll Toward Seaside Towns

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:31
Southern California’s largest wildfire exploded to 230,000 acres over the weekend, threatening new areas Monday as it pushed west into Santa Barbara County.

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