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The Latest: Cardin opposes Tillerson for sec'y of state

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, says he can't support President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state

EU to Trump: Trade barriers, building walls…

The European Union trade chief says that the trade policies U.S. President Trump has set out are "doomed to fail" and said the world biggest trading bloc remains committed to open borders and economies

Kurtz: Sean Spicer, take two

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the tug-of-war between the press and President Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer

Vacation Around the World For Free Just By…

Travel the world with free lodging, just for walking the dog! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.

Both NFL conference championships reach more than…

Despite lopsided contests, both NFL conference championships exceeded 45 million in television viewers over the weekend

US stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil rises

Materials companies are leading U.S. stock indexes slightly higher in early trading as investors size up the latest round of company earnings news

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Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, is headed before a Senate panel whose members will probe for clues on the new administration's plans for tackling intractable budget deficits

Jobs versus the environment square off in…

A hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through New Jersey's federally protected Pinelands preserve is getting a do-over

Trump courts business, labor in delicate…

President Donald Trump is seeking a delicate balance between American businesses and the working class voters who propelled his march to the White House

Trump's bridge-building eclipsed by false voter…

President Donald Trump's efforts to build bridges and push through his agenda were overshadowed once again late Monday with his continued fixation on the election and more false claims

Appeals court to decide future of California carbon auctions

Businesses looking to invalidate California's fee for carbon pollution take their arguments to a state appeals court Tuesday in a case that could determine the future of one of California's signature efforts to combat climate change

The Latest: Trump says he's an environmentalist

President Donald Trump says he's an environmentalist

Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion…

Senate Democrats say they'll offer a proposal to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground

Hiring picked up in just 3 states last month…

Hiring picked up in 3 states in December, fell in 5 amid downshift in job growth nationwide

Trump's pick for health secretary faces new…

The Senate Finance Committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary

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Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary

Glossary for Trump Week One: Time to brush up on emoluments, executive orders, border tax and more

Toyota to add 400 jobs, sink $600M into Indiana…

Toyota plans to boost SUV production at a southwestern Indiana factory with a $600 million investment the company says will add 400 jobs

Johnson & Johnson tops 4Q profit forecasts

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.81 billion

The Latest: Lead plaintiff in Brexit case reacts…

The lead plaintiff in the British Supreme Court case says that she's happy with the ruling because it provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit

Appeals court denies full hearing in data surveillance case

A federal appeals court in New York has decided not to rehear a panel's decision letting companies like Microsoft refuse to turn over to the government customer emails stored overseas

Asian stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties…

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday amid mounting uncertainty over President Donald Trump's trade and regulatory policies

BT shares plunge on cost of Italian accounting scandal

Shares in London-based BT have plunged by almost a fifth after the telecommunications company warned on profits and said the cost of an accounting scandal at its Italian business is bigger than expected

Philadelphia bars employers from requesting…

Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history

Etihad Airways parent company says its CEO is leaving

Etihad Airways' parent company says its CEO is leaving following multi-year buying spree; no reason given

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Wealthy Romanian businessman jailed for bribing judges dies

Dan Adamescu, one of Romania's richest and controversial businessmen serving a prison sentence for bribery, has died

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US…

President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is prompting other member countries to consider ways to salvage the trade pact