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Puerto Rico Seeks Court's Help to Save Public Pension System

Puerto Rico Seeks Court's Help to Save Public Pension System

By Danica Coto |
Puerto Rico is seeking help from federal court to restructure the debt of the U.S. territory's public pension system, which is projected to run out of money this year.

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Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

Pot Convictions Go Up in Smoke with California Legalization

By Brian Melley | May 24
Jay Schlauch's conviction for peddling pot haunted him for nearly a quarter century. When an opportunity arose to reduce his record to a misdemeanor under the voter-approved law that legalized recreational marijuana last year, he jumped at the chance.

'Smart' Money Moves That Aren't So Smart

'Smart' Money Moves That Aren't So Smart

By Liz Weston | May 24
What seem like smart money moves on the surface may hide perils underneath.

Why Trump's Budget Plan Wouldn't Likely Accelerate Growth

Why Trump's Budget Plan Wouldn't Likely Accelerate Growth

By Josh Boak | May 24
The Trump administration's budget plan for 2018 assumes that a mix of sharp spending and tax cuts can both shrink the deficit and fuel economic growth of 3 percent a year - a level it hasn't achieved in more than a dozen years.

FCC Says No Fine for Stephen Colbert for Trump Joke

FCC Says No Fine for Stephen Colbert for Trump Joke

May 24
There will be no fine for Stephen Colbert's risque joke about President Donald Trump.

Puerto Rico Seeks Court's Help to Save Public Pension System

Puerto Rico Seeks Court's Help to Save Public Pension System

By Danica Coto | May 23
Puerto Rico is seeking help from federal court to restructure the debt of the U.S. territory's public pension system, which is projected to run out of money this year.

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

By Geir Moulson | May 23
Germany and France pledged Monday to seek ways to strengthen the 19-nation eurozone, with harmonizing corporate taxes among the possible measures they will mull over in the coming weeks.

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump's Budget

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump's Budget

By Andrew Taylor | May 23
President Donald Trump will unveil a proposed budget this week that would drive millions of people off food stamps and cut Medicaid, targeting the social safety-net programs for the poor in a new wave of spending cuts.

China Says No Mining in Its Immediate Plans for Antarctica

China Says No Mining in Its Immediate Plans for Antarctica

By Matthew Brown | May 22
China plans to expand its scientific research in Antarctica in coming years amid worries over the area's susceptibility to climate change, but has no immediate plans to mine or develop natural resources that could be exposed as the ice cap shrinks.

Robots, Rappelling, Rifles: Showcase of Special Ops Gadgets

Robots, Rappelling, Rifles: Showcase of Special Ops Gadgets

By Tamara Lush | May 22
It's like a supermarket for Navy SEALs. A grocery store for Green Berets. A Costco for commandoes.

China, Japan Extract Combustible Ice from Seafloor

China, Japan Extract Combustible Ice from Seafloor

By Matthew Brown | May 22
Commercial development of the globe's huge reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor.

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