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EU Chief: The Risk of A No-Deal Brexit "Remains Very Real"

EU Chief: The Risk of A No-Deal Brexit "Remains Very Real"

By Mark Carlson and Samuel Petrequin | Sep 18
The risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal remains "very real," European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker declared Wednesday as EU lawmakers debated the ramifications of a no-deal Brexit.

Saving Pets: Program Lends Hand to Low-Income Animal Owners

Saving Pets: Program Lends Hand to Low-Income Animal Owners

By Andrea Smith | Sep 18
Launched in 2010, the Pets for Life program now operates in at least 27 cities and towns, including Atlanta, where it began in 2012. The program provides free or low-cost veterinarian services, supplies and food.

Sackler Money Complicates Donation Policies for Museums

Sackler Money Complicates Donation Policies for Museums

By Hillel Italie | Sep 18
Ask the CEO and president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art whether he's accepting money from the Sacklers, the billionaire dynasty notorious for its ties to the drug company Purdue Pharma, and the answer is somewhat complicated.

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

By Andrew Taylor | Sep 17
As Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there's scant evidence that power sharing in the Capitol will produce further legislative accomplishments anytime soon.

Johnson, Juncker Meet in Search of A Brexit Deal

Johnson, Juncker Meet in Search of A Brexit Deal

By Lorne Cook and Jill Lawless | Sep 16
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have his first meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday in search of a longshot Brexit deal.

The Fed and ECB Aim to Avoid Downturns But with Limited Ammo

The Fed and ECB Aim to Avoid Downturns But with Limited Ammo

By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 15
The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank are struggling mightily to invigorate their economies at a time when growth is slowing, governments remain on the sidelines and the banks' usual stimulative tools appear less effective than in the past.

Millennial Money: Decode Your Credit Card Terms Like A Pro

Millennial Money: Decode Your Credit Card Terms Like A Pro

By Melissa Lambarena | Sep 14
Sifting through a credit card's terms and conditions can be daunting. The language isn't always straightforward, and it's not uncommon to feel lost. But the more you understand your card, the better financial decisions you'll make.

What a Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Means for the Sackler Family

What a Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Means for the Sackler Family

By Sarah Skidmore Sell, Geoff Mulvihill, and Adam Geller | Sep 14
Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear.

Proposal Would Buy Bus Tickets for Seattle-Area Homeless

Proposal Would Buy Bus Tickets for Seattle-Area Homeless

By Sally Ho | Sep 13
As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of town for people living on the streets.

Abortion, Border Wall Put Major Spending Bills into Disarray

Abortion, Border Wall Put Major Spending Bills into Disarray

By Andrew Taylor | Sep 12
Fights over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall have thrown Senate efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills into disarray, threatening one of Washington's few bipartisan accomplishments this year.

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