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Farm Bill Deal Would Limit Food-Stamp Cuts

House and Senate negotiators have reached a bipartisan agreement on the long-overdue U.S. farm bill that trims spending on food stamps for poor Americans by about 1 percent.

Where Do You Rank as a Taxpayer?

Regardless of how much you earn, are you bearing your fair share of the nation's tax burden? Here's a simple wait to find out.

Lawmakers Reach Tentative Deal on Budget

A bipartisan congressional budget deal announced Tuesday could end three years of impasse and fiscal instability that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown.

FDA Rules Trans-Fats Are Unsafe

Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the FDA is finishing the job.

Surprise in Q2 GDP and Jobless Claims

Hire Me!The quarter-over-quarter rise in U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) was 2.5% in the second quarter of 2013, according to data released Thursday...