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Kids Fleeing Venezuela Left Hungry, Sick and Even Abandoned

Kids Fleeing Venezuela Left Hungry, Sick and Even Abandoned

By Christine Armario | Jul 16
As Venezuelans flee their country's collapsing economy and an autocratic government in rising numbers, a grim toll is becoming evident among the youngest arrivals in Colombia.

5 Years After Declaring Bankruptcy, Detroit Reborn at a Cost

5 Years After Declaring Bankruptcy, Detroit Reborn at a Cost

By Corey Williams | Jul 16
It's been five years since Detroit bottomed out after decades of decline, admitting in the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy filing ever that the country's one-time industrial engine could no longer pay its bills.

Sparse Details on Iowa Plans That Bypass Obama's Health Law

Sparse Details on Iowa Plans That Bypass Obama's Health Law

By Barbara Rodriguez and David Pitt | Jul 15
By not technically being labeled insurance, the law allows the Farm Bureau to ignore ACA rules and operate without consumer oversights provided by the Iowa Insurance Division.

Thousands Rally in Ohio for Solution to Pension Crisis

Thousands Rally in Ohio for Solution to Pension Crisis

By Julie Carr Smyth | Jul 14
The house. Food on the table. Survival. Those are some of the ways workers and retirees who demonstrated in Ohio's capital Thursday described the pension payments they are fighting to protect.

Liz Weston: Can You Afford to Help Your Kid Start A Business?

Liz Weston: Can You Afford to Help Your Kid Start A Business?

By Liz Weston | Jul 13
Amazon. Chipotle. GoPro. These household-name businesses were launched thanks to investments by the founders' parents. But parents also have sunk plenty of money into their offsprings' doomed enterprises.

European Exporters Shift Trade to Avoid Higher U.S. Tariffs

European Exporters Shift Trade to Avoid Higher U.S. Tariffs

By Joe McDonald | Jul 11
European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs, a business group said Tuesday, as the impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war spreads.

Hawaii Governor to Veto Expansion of State's Hotel Tax

Hawaii Governor to Veto Expansion of State's Hotel Tax

Jul 11
Hawaii Gov. David Ige plans to veto legislation that would expand the state's hotel tax.

China Trade Tensions Worry US Farmers

China Trade Tensions Worry US Farmers

Jul 9
The U.S. hiked tariffs on Chinese imports Friday. Beijing has said it would be forced to counterattack. China could put higher tariffs on a number of U.S. goods including soybeans, whiskey and pork. That has pork farmers worried.

UK Leader Appoints Staunchly Pro-Brexit Lawmaker to Key Post

UK Leader Appoints Staunchly Pro-Brexit Lawmaker to Key Post

By Jill Lawless | Jul 9
Britain's prime minister on Monday appointed Dominic Raab, a staunchly pro-Brexit lawmaker, to replace David Davis as the most senior official in charge of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union.

Trump's Tariffs: What They Are and How They Will Work

Trump's Tariffs: What They Are and How They Will Work

By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber | Jul 9
Until the past couple of years, tariffs had been losing favor as a tool of national trade policy. They were largely a relic of 19th and early 20th centuries that most experts viewed as mutually harmful to all nations involved.

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