- House passes different income disclosure bill for officials Updated: May-26-16 1:57 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The House has rejected the Senate's changes in a bill that would require lawmakers and other public employees to report their income from private companies.
- Reports disclose fund-raising for Nevada ballot measures Updated: May-25-16 9:59 pm
LAS VEGAS - New campaign finance reports reveal fundraising for proposed November ballot measures. Here are some takeaways:
- CEO pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical Updated: May-25-16 5:25 pm
NEW YORK - CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks - a big fat zero.
- Buffett's company keeps adding to its Phillips 66 investment Updated: May-24-16 10:57 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Warren Buffett's company now owns nearly 15 percent of Phillips 66 after buying 642,841 shares of the oil refiner over the past week.
- G7 takes aim at terrorist financing; rifts on policy remain Updated: May-21-16 7:38 am
AKIU, Japan - The Group of Seven major economies showed a united front on fighting terrorist financing and tax evasion in talks that ended Saturday, but shied away from coordinated action on policies to revive stalling growth.
- Tax preparer pleads guilty in federal tax case Updated: May-20-16 12:45 am
NEW ORLEANS - A tax preparer faces federal prison time after she admitted leaving out $315,004 worth of income on her tax returns.
- Joplin man pleads guilty to $5.6M cooking oil scheme Updated: May-19-16 8:31 am
JOPLIN, Missouri - A Missouri man has pleaded guilty in a scheme to sell more than $5.8 million of used cooking oil that was stolen from restaurants across five states.
- Ex-Phoenix VA head gets probation in wait list-linked case Updated: May-16-16 4:35 pm
PHOENIX - A former VA health system director has been sentenced to two years' probation for failing to disclose gifts received while supervising the Phoenix hospital where whistleblowers revealed veterans on secret waiting lists faced scheduling delays of up to a year.
- Tribune adopts shareholder rights plan to fend off Gannett Updated: May-09-16 3:01 pm
NEW YORK - Fending off an unsolicited takeover by the owner of USA Today, Chicago's Tribune Publishing has adopted a shareholder rights plan, better known as "poison pill."
- Mississippi Power: SEC investigating Kemper project Updated: May-05-16 9:21 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The federal agency tasked with protecting investors has opened an investigation into the estimated costs and schedule of Mississippi Power Co.'s overrun-plagued $6.7 billion Kemper County power plant being built in Mississippi.
- Obama administration proposed rules aimed at tax evasion Updated: May-05-16 9:03 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of financial regulations that would force companies to disclosure more information about their owners, part of an effort billed as a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers.