Government finance

In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 photo, shows one of multiple properties located in the Esperanza sector that are currently for sale, in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans face losing their homes upon the expiration of a three-month moratorium on mortgage payments that banks offered after Hurricane Maria devastated the island (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
January 25, 2018 - 6:18 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor has submitted a revised fiscal plan that estimates that the U.S. Caribbean territory's economy will shrink by 11 percent and its population drop by nearly 8 percent next year. The proposal released early Thursday doesn't set aside any money to pay...
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U.S. President Donald Trump alights from Air Force One at Zurich International Airport for the Davos World Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Zurich, Switzerland. Trump is attending the annual gathering for free-trade-loving political and business elites at the Davos economic summit in the Swiss Alps.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2018 - 5:42 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, ready to play salesman during his debut appearance at an annual economic summit in the Swiss Alps and argue that his "America First" agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation. Trump arrived in Zurich ahead...
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U.S. President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One on arrival at Zurich International Airport for the Davos World Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Zurich, Switzerland. Trump is ready to play salesman at the Davos economic summit in the Swiss Alps. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2018 - 4:49 am
ZURICH (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, ready to play salesman during his debut appearance at an annual economic summit in the Swiss Alps and argue that his "America First" agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation. Trump arrived ahead of schedule in Zurich...
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January 25, 2018 - 12:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Public transportation administrators from across the state will be in Albany for hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's transportation spending proposals for the next fiscal year. The Democrat's state budget plan includes $9.7 billion for the departments of transportation and Motor...
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January 25, 2018 - 12:04 am
BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. universities made big returns on their financial investment last year, marking an upswing after two sluggish years, according to a new study. The survey of 800 schools found that the value of the average college endowment grew by 12.2 percent in fiscal year 2017,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 9:20 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — European leaders came to the defense of free trade and global cooperation on Wednesday, laying out a vision to counterbalance what many perceive as a rise in the more brash, nationalistic policies of U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump's expected arrival to the World...
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In a Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 photo, Jessica Keck, 39, of Salem, drops off a ballot as Nate Braun works security at the Marion Country Elections park and drop site in the parking lot of the Walmart on Commercial St. SE in Salem, Ore. Voters in eight Oregon counties that voted for Donald Trump helped pass a ballot measure that approved taxes on providers of insurance and health care coverage to pay for Medicaid for low-income residents. (Anna Reed/Statesman-Journal via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 8:30 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — It wasn't only Democratic-leaning counties in Oregon that voted to impose a tax on hospitals and health insurers to pay for Medicaid for low-income residents — several counties that voted for Donald Trump also helped propel the ballot measure to resounding "yes" vote. As...
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Emmanuel Macron, President of France, center, is surrounded by listeners after a special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 8:07 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 2 a.m. President Donald Trump says he's going to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, "to tell the world how great America is and is doing." "Our economy is now booming and with all I am doing,...
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Steven Mnuchin, United States Secretary of the Treasury, walks through the snow during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is ready to play salesman as he heads to an economic summit in the Swiss Alps, making the case that his "America First" agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation. Trump is set to arrive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday...
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FILE- In this May 7, 2017 file photo, a projector screen shows a footage of U.S. President Donald Trump as workers wait for investors at a reception desk during an event promoting EB-5 investment in a Kushner Companies development, at a hotel in Shanghai, China. The family real estate company once run by Jared Kushner is no longer seeking $150 million from wealthy Chinese for a two-tower residential complex in Jersey City, N.J., after government ethics experts in 2017 blasted the Kushner Cos. for what they said was an attempt to use its ties to the White House to raise the money. (AP Photo, File)
January 24, 2018 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The family real estate company once run by Jared Kushner is no longer seeking $150 million from Chinese investors for a New Jersey building project after months of criticism that the company was playing up its White House ties to raise the money. A person familiar with the...
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