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The Venmo app is displayed on an iPad on March 20, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Jun 1, 2023

Money stored in Venmo, other payment apps could be vulnerable, watchdog warns

Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money for the long term with these apps, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned.

Roberto Minuta of Prosper, Texas, leaves federal court in Washington on Jan. 23, 2023. Minuta, a member of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group who was part of a security detail for former President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone before storming the U.S. Capitol, was sentenced to more than four years in prison. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Jun 1, 2023

Oath Keeper who guarded Roger Stone before Jan. 6 attack gets years in prison

A member of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group who was part of a security detail for Roger Stone before storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to prison.

Jun 1, 2023

Supreme Court revives claims that SuperValu, Safeway overcharged for generic drugs

The Supreme Court unanimously revived whistleblower lawsuits claiming that SuperValu and Safeway overcharged government programs for prescription drugs.

Jun 1, 2023

Supreme Court rules against union in labor dispute involving truck drivers

The Supreme Court ruled against unionized drivers who walked off the job with their trucks full of wet concrete.

Amazon Echo and Echo Plus devices, behind, sit near illuminated Echo Button devices during an event by the company in Seattle on Sept. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Jun 1, 2023

FTC hits Amazon with $25M fine for violating child privacy with Alexa voice assistant

Amazon agreed to pay a $25 million civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations it violated a child privacy law and deceived parents.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the East Palestine Fire Department as he visits the area in the aftermath of the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, on Feb. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Matt Freed, File)
Jun 1, 2023

Reports: Prosecutors have tape of Trump discussing holding onto classified doc

Justice Department prosecutors have obtained a recording of Donald Trump talking about holding onto a classified document, according to media reports.

Philip Jefferson speaks during the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Feb. 3, 2022, in Washington. President Joe Biden nominated Jefferson, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, to serve as vice chair of the board. (Ken Cedeno/Pool via AP, File)
Jun 1, 2023

Federal Reserve likely to skip interest rate hike at next meeting, officials signal

Leading Federal Reserve officials are sending out stronger signals that they will forego an interest rate increase at the central bank's next meeting.

Candles are lit on a memorial wall during an anniversary memorial service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 8, 2020, to remember those who died when Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, a Boeing 737 Max, crashed shortly after takeoff on March 10, 2019, killing all 157 on board. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
May 31, 2023

Pain and terror felt by Boeing Max crash victims can be considered, judge rules

A federal judge is ruling that families of passengers who died in the second crash of a Boeing 737 Max can seek damages for the pain and terror suffered by their relatives before the plane crashed.

The exterior of the Amazon headquarters is shown in Seattle on March 20, 2020. A group of Amazon workers upset about recent layoffs, a return-to-office mandate and the company's environmental impact is planning a walkout at its Seattle headquarters Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 31, 2023

‘Strive harder’: Amazon workers protest company’s climate impact, return-to-office mandate

Hundreds of corporate Amazon workers protested what they decried as the company's lack of progress on climate goals and an inequitable return-to-office mandate.

This combination of photos show the five top paid women CEOs in 2022. From top left: Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices, Mary Barra of General Motors, Lynn Good of Duke Energy. From bottom left: Phebe Novakovic of General Dynamics and Adena Friedman of Nasdaq Inc. (AP Photo)
May 31, 2023

Thinner paychecks for the few women who sit atop S&P 500 companies

Last year was a mixed bag pay-wise for the women who run companies in the S&P 500.

Odia Kaba works from home in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 23, 2023. Growing up in Ann Arbor, there was an expectation that Kaba would attend the University of Michigan. When her application was deferred, she started at Eastern Michigan with plans to transfer to Ann Arbor her sophomore year. But she was getting daily texts from her sister, who attended U-M, describing the microaggressions she faced as a Black student on campus. Kaba stayed at Eastern Michigan and graduated with a degree in quantitative economics. Even though it's a mostly white campus, Kaba said she found pockets of diversity that helped make her comfortable. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
May 31, 2023

As Supreme Court considers affirmative action, colleges see few other ways to diversity goals

As an alternative to affirmative action, colleges nationwide have tried a range of strategies to achieve the diversity they say is essential to their campuses.

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks to the House chamber at Capitol Hill in Washington on May 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
May 31, 2023

House debt ceiling vote nears to avert default with Biden and McCarthy both confident of passage

The default-averting debt ceiling and budget cuts package headed toward a crucial House vote Wednesday.

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