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Report Blames Pilot In Deadly Balloon Crash, But Also Points Finger At FAA

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:13:14 -0400

Investigators found the pilot was impaired by medical conditions and drugs including Valium, oxycodone and Benadryl. The FAA doesn't require medical certification for commercial balloon operators.

Efforts To Rewrite NAFTA Not Going Well; Next Round of Talks Delayed

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:55:22 -0400

For months, the United States, Canada and Mexico have been trying to rewrite terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement. But White House demands have led to frustrations that may threaten NAFTA.

Senators Reach Deal To Stabilize ACA Insurance Markets For 2 Years

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:31:00 -0400

The bipartisan agreement could help stabilize insurance premiums next year so that younger, healthier people will buy policies. President Trump has embraced it, but other GOP leaders have not.

The Court Challenge Begins: Is Trump Taking Unconstitutional Emoluments?

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:01:00 -0400

On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear arguments in a case that asks: Is President Trump taking the kind of benefits banned by the Constitution? Step 1 is deciding whether plaintiffs have standing.

Dow Jones Industrial Average Briefly Climbs Over 23,000 Points

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:59:00 -0400

Stock prices have continued to rise to record levels. On Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average was sent above the 23,000 milestone, but it didn't last long.

Boeing Competitors Teaming Up To Find A Way Around U.S. Tariffs

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:59:00 -0400

Two of Boeing's biggest competitors are teaming up to find a way around U.S. tariffs. Europe's Airbus will form a partnership with Canada's Bombardier to manufacture mid-sized planes that seat 100 to 150 passengers. As part of the deal, Bombardier will move production to an Airbus facility in Mobile, Ala., thus avoiding the tariffs.

Top Global Cities Face Increased Risk Of A Real Estate Bubble

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:03:00 -0400

Toronto leads this year's UBS Wealth Management list as the city with the biggest housing bubble risk. Real estate in several U.S. cities, including New York and Boston, is considered fair value.

Dow Crosses Another Milestone, Topping 23,000 For The First Time

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:08:00 -0400

The Dow Jones industrial average topped 23,000 for the first time, crossing another milestone amid better-than-expected earnings reports and concerns that stocks are approaching another bubble.

Piece By Piece: The End Of Obamacare

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:06:30 -0400

With the enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act fast approaching and the president pushing forward on his promise to dismantle it, what's at stake?

Exploring Legalities That May Have Enabled Harvey Weinstein's Actions

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:01:00 -0400

As the board of the Weinstein Company considers the sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, David Greene consider the company's potential liability with lawyer Beverly Davis.

Denver Failed To Land Boeing. Now It's Using Lifestyle To Woo Amazon

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:56:00 -0400

Boeing picked Chicago instead when it was looking for a new headquarters in 2001. This time around, Denver is pitching its quality of life to draw Amazon to build a new headquarters there.

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:58:00 -0400

Police departments across the country use inexpensive field tests to quickly screen for drugs. But the kits create a lot of room for error — with troubling consequences.

Harvey Weinstein Case Highlights Pitfalls Of Workplace Harassment Claims

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:06:00 -0400

Most employers have policies on reporting sexual harassment, and human resources officials are required to investigate those claims. But those filing the complaints can face obstacles, experts say.

After Hurricane Power Outages, Looking To Alaska's Microgrids For A Better Way

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:04:00 -0400

Alaska is a leader in microgrids since its remote communities have had to power themselves for decades.

Breaking Cultures Of Silence On Sexual Harassment

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:06:30 -0400

If sexual harassment is a problem where you work — or worse, an open secret — what can you do about it?