Students at Missouri's public colleges and universities are shouldering more of the cost of education because of a decrease in state funding that's led schools to hike fees, Auditor Nicole Galloway said Tuesday.
An Italian bishop issued a veiled critique of the suspected shoddy construction behind the high death toll of Italy's earthquake and warned during a state funeral Tuesday that the rebuilding effort must not become a "looting" of state coffers.
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For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create complex financial instruments to transfer liabilities to new subsidiaries, instantly wiping huge debts off their books.
The European Union's crackdown on corporate tax avoidance has landed on Apple ; its antitrust regulator is demanding that the U.S. tech giant pay Ireland up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes.
The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly.
U.S. Rep. Don Young is updating his financial disclosures to show ownership in a family farm dating to the 1990s and income from oil and gas leases, omissions that a Young spokesman called inadvertent but that Young's Democratic rival in this year's election characterized as a betrayal of trust.
Longtime Republican Sen. John McCain made one last campaign stop Monday as he seeks his party's nomination against two primary election opponents ahead of what is shaping up to be a strong general election challenge.
This animation of NOAA's GOES-West satellite imagery from August 27 to August 30 shows the movement of Category 2 Hurricane Madeline approaching Hawaii and Category 3 Hurricane Lester to the east in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.