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Jun 12, 2012 at 12:33 AM PDT
Republicans are calling it "Taxmageddon," the big tax increase awaiting nearly every American family at the end of the year, when a long list of tax cuts is scheduled to expire unless Congress acts.
May 17, 2012 at 8:53 PM PDT
The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar cost-cutting plan that will close nearly 250 mail processing centers, saying on Thursday it can no longer wait as Congress remains deadlocked over how to help.
Dec 15, 2011 at 1:42 PM PDT
Congressional negotiators reached agreement Thursday on a compromise spending bill to avert a weekend federal shutdown.
Nov 17, 2011 at 6:38 AM PDT
The job market "is still weak but there are hopeful signs of some modest improvement," Steven Wood, an economist at Insight Economics, in a note to clients.
Oct 3, 2011 at 8:51 AM PDT
If you own a consumer electronics gadget, there's a good chance something from Samsung makes it tick.
Jul 7, 2011 at 8:56 AM PDT
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in seven weeks, although applications remain elevated.
Jul 7, 2011 at 8:53 AM PDT
Colossal sales enticed consumers to shop like it was 1999 last month. But higher prices ahead could cause the party to end.
Mar 11, 2011 at 3:40 PM PDT
Huge earthquakes rocked northeastern Japan on Saturday, a day after a giant temblor set off a powerful tsunami that killed hundreds of people, turned the coast into a swampy wasteland.
Mar 11, 2011 at 4:16 AM PDT
A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people.
Nov 3, 2010 at 10:39 PM PDT
TriMet was hoping to get about $125 million to replace old buses and bus stops but Portland-area voters turned down Measure 26-119.
Jul 18, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT
After weathering the fear of federal prosecution and competition from drug cartels, California's medical marijuana growers see a new threat to their tenuous existence: the "Wal-Marting" of weed.
Mar 2, 2010 at 2:58 PM PDT
The national average for regular unleaded rises four cents to $2.70, and Oregon's average jumps six cents to $2.81, reports AAA Oregon/Idaho.
Feb 10, 2010 at 12:31 PM PDT
TriMet officials said that due to the continuing recession and declining payroll tax revenues, they must cut their fiscal year 2011 budget by $27 million, which includes a 5 percent administrative cut, a salary and hiring freeze, reductions to bus...
Sep 15, 2009 at 4:56 PM PDT
Skyline Drive specializes in solitude mixed with pulse-racing exhilaration. You can get that three ways as autumn colors come alive across the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Jul 24, 2009 at 9:26 AM PDT
Those greenbacks in your wallet have been losing their punch for months, thanks to a weaker economy and the government's aggressive attempts to fix it. But wait, here's the confusing part: a lot of companies say they've been hurt by a STRONGER dollar.