(This Oct. 2 story corrects headline and first paragraph to show Don McGahn has not yet left the White House)
WASHINGTON Federal prosecutors have accused three men of portraying themselves as investment professionals and using a phony portfolio of consumer debt to defraud hundreds of unwary investors out of tens of millions of dollars as part of a $364 million Ponzi scheme.
WASHINGTON U.S. and Cuban officials met at the State Department on Thursday to discuss the mysterious health problems that have affected more than two dozen American Embassy personnel, a situation that led to a reduction in staffing at the Havana mission and a chill in ties between the countries.
WASHINGTON The median U.S. household income rose for a third straight year in 2017 to the highest on record since 1967 by one measure, but the gap between white- and non-white households widened, government data showed on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted 85 to 14 on Wednesday to confirm Elad Roisman, President Donald Trump's pick as commissioner to fill the vacant Republican seat atop Wall Street's securities regulator.
WASHINGTON A federal regulator said on Tuesday it is seeking input on rewriting decades-old rules aimed at encouraging bank lending in low-income communities.
WASHINGTON, Aug 24 A federal banking regulator
said on Tuesday it will begin soliciting input on decades-old
rules on bank lending in low-income communities, kicking off a
long awaited and potentially contentious rulewriting process.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Thursday to advance President Donald Trump's pick to head the federal consumer watchdog despite criticism from Democratic senators.
WASHINGTON A U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday postponed a vote to confirm President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. consumer watchdog following an effort by Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren to get more details on the nominee's role in immigration matters and other policy areas.
WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers stepped up pressure on President Trump's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, demanding more information on her role in the administration's immigration policies and her stance on consumer finance issues, according to letters seen by Reuters on Friday.