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Experts: Protections on Pre-Existing Conditions at Risk

Experts: Protections on Pre-Existing Conditions at Risk

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 17
The Trump administration's latest move against "Obamacare" could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer coverage, particularly workers in small businesses.

Beware of Hidden Taxes in Retirement

Beware of Hidden Taxes in Retirement

By Liz Weston | Jun 16
Social Security checks may or may not be taxed, depending on your income. You'll pay federal income taxes on most retirement plan withdrawals, but additional state taxes depend on where you live. Tax rates on investments can vary as well.

China Warns U.S. Trade Deals Off if Tariff Hike Goes Ahead

China Warns U.S. Trade Deals Off if Tariff Hike Goes Ahead

Jun 15
China's government renewed its threat Thursday to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepared to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes.

Money to 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After Shootings

Money to 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After Shootings

By Paul J. Weber | Jun 14
An alliance of U.S. education groups expressed shock Tuesday that the Trump administration would let schools purchase metal detectors and police patrols through a $1.1 billion program.

Charitable Giving in U.S. Tops $400 Billion for First Time

Charitable Giving in U.S. Tops $400 Billion for First Time

By David Crary | Jun 13
Fueled by a surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in 2017 topped the $400 billion mark for the first time, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns.

Report Describes Dubai Real Estate as Money-Laundering Haven

Report Describes Dubai Real Estate as Money-Laundering Haven

By Jon Gambrell | Jun 12
War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for their assets, a new report released Tuesday alleges.

Don't Let a Down Payment Scare You Off

Don't Let a Down Payment Scare You Off

By Brianna McGurran | Jun 11
College is over, but you still have to do the kind of math that matters. Like: How am I supposed to save $50,000 for a down payment on a house?

White House Takes Up Fight Against 'Back-Stabbing' Trudeau

White House Takes Up Fight Against 'Back-Stabbing' Trudeau

By Rob Gillies, Ken Thomas, and Catherine Lucey | Jun 10
Bashing the leader of one of America's venerable allies, the White House escalated its trade tirade and leveled more withering and unprecedented criticism Sunday against Canada's prime minister, branding Justin Trudeau a back-stabber.

Trade Tremors: How Trump's Tariffs Have Stirred Up Markets

Trade Tremors: How Trump's Tariffs Have Stirred Up Markets

By Marley Jay | Jun 10
Fears of a trade war have given a boost to some of the smallest companies on the market as well as some of the biggest technology companies, but they've squeezed almost everything in the middle.

Energized Arizona Teachers Turn Attention to Tax Proposal

Energized Arizona Teachers Turn Attention to Tax Proposal

By Melissa Daniels | Jun 10
Arizona was a key state in a spring that saw teachers around the U.S. mobilize to demand better education funding. They wound up netting hundreds of millions of new dollars in the state budget.

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