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A broken Trump promise to coal country

The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him. The...

Trump lost $915.7 million in a year

Donald Trump's business losses in 1995 were so large that they could have allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for as many as 18 years, according to records obtained by The New...

Trump aides spread hate on social media

Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be American citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents, called for Secretary of State John Kerry's death by hanging...

Not all Trump ‘made in USA’ hats are

Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" hats proudly tout they are "Made in USA." Not necessarily always the case, an Associated Press review found. The iconic, baseball-style hats are indeed stitched together at a small...

A bribe by Trump to Florida’s AG?

Florida's attorney general personally solicited a political contribution from Donald Trump around the same time her office deliberated joining an investigation of alleged fraud at Trump University and its affiliates The new disclosure from Attorney...

Trump picks felon as senior adviser

Donald Trump tapped a man to be a senior business adviser to his real-estate empire even after the man's past involvement in a major mafia-linked stock fraud scheme had become publicly known, according to...

Condo owners to Trump: ‘You’re fired’

The directors of the Trump Ocean Club met July 28 on urgent business. They needed to fire Donald Trump. The building's residents and condo owners had invested in the namesake, a 70-story waterfront tower along...

Christie lived large at taxpayer expense

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent $85,000 in public money to entertain in luxury boxes at sports venues between 2010 and early 2012, when state Republicans started to pay for the expenses and reimbursed...

Beware retailers: Hackers are lurking

More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. The government urged businesses of...

Government may sue to recover losses from kickbacks

The government is considering whether to sue banks and other mortgage servicers to recover its losses from alleged insurance kickbacks that may have cost government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hundreds of...