The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) said in its report Tuesday that refund fraud associated with prisoner Social Security numbers is a “significant problem” for the tax agency that is only getting worse over time.
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Do people eat more during the cold winter months. One study says 'yes'
New York-traded oil on Friday settled at its lowest since September 2009, bringing monthly losses to 18%.
Law enforcement officials in east-central Wyoming say they're seeing more crimes committed by workers newly arrived to the area's booming oil fields and don't have enough police and jail space to handle the problem.
A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.
The Obama administration took steps this week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respiratory problems, but meeting the stricter emissions limits is expected to cost industries billions of dollars.
The 37-page House Intelligence Committee report that was released late last week was widely cited by the mainstream media as clearing the Obama administration of wrongdoing in the Benghazi scandal. But the report did not fully address several facts that Fox News has revealed in the last two years that contradict or, at the very least, add nuance to the committee’s findings about the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed in that attack.
A new clash over retirement benefits has come to a head following President Obama’s decision to unilaterally protect up to 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation.
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Amid a slew of data the November jobs report is the highlight of next week’s economic calendar.
Metalworkers who did skilled labor at biblical-era copper mines in modern-day Israel were rewarded for their efforts with well-rounded meals, new research suggests.
Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: General Electric Co. fell $.38 or 1.4 percent, to $26.49.
Shares of some top machinery companies are down at 1 p.m.: Caterpillar fell $5.29 or 5.0 percent, to $100.50.
Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Carnival rose $2.06 or 4.9 percent, to $44.18.
Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. rose $.18 or .3 percent, to $57.04.
Shares of some top consumer companies are up at 1 p.m.: Clorox rose $1.68 or 1.7 percent, to $101.58.
Shares of some top credit card companies are up at 1 p.m.: American Express Co. rose $1.03 or 1.1 percent, to $92.48.