- Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact Updated: Dec-10-13 8:15 pm
- Local leaders planning for climate effects Updated: Dec-10-13 5:39 pm
- Reid says Senate will not extend farm law Updated: Dec-10-13 5:23 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Dec-10-13 11:32 am
- US-led Pacific trade zone talks end without deal Updated: Dec-10-13 10:43 am
- Recent Kansas editorials Updated: Dec-10-13 8:34 am
- Government sells remaining stake in GM Updated: Dec-09-13 6:22 pm
- Survey: Fed economic stimulus will end in 2014 Updated: Dec-09-13 12:04 am
- Iowa insurer pokes fun at federal website in ads Updated: Dec-08-13 10:59 am
- Tea party battles business over Braves stadium Updated: Dec-08-13 9:59 am
- Insurance agents feeling left out of "Obamacare" Updated: Dec-08-13 9:43 am
- Deal to boost global trade reached at WTO summit Updated: Dec-06-13 11:04 pm
- Greece: Public sector no longer too large Updated: Dec-06-13 3:17 pm
- Solid US job growth cuts unemployment to 7 pct. Updated: Dec-06-13 3:15 pm
- $1 billion Minn. budget surplus sets up scurry Updated: Dec-05-13 5:22 pm
- The monthly jobs report can cause big market moves Updated: Dec-05-13 2:01 pm
- European Central Bank keeps rates unchanged Updated: Dec-05-13 11:01 am
- US economy grows at 3.6 percent rate in 3rd qtr. Updated: Dec-05-13 9:25 am
- Former bailout boss weighs run for Calif. governor Updated: Dec-05-13 1:27 am
- Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge Updated: Dec-04-13 7:09 pm
- McCrory says more diverse energy ahead for NC Updated: Dec-04-13 3:10 pm
- Nigeria: Trial for 500 Islamic extremist suspects Updated: Dec-04-13 8:16 am
- Audit: Health care subsidies vulnerable to fraud Updated: Dec-03-13 5:33 pm
- US manufacturing grows at fastest in 2½ years Updated: Dec-02-13 4:18 pm
- Number of homeless Mass. families in hotels surges Updated: Dec-02-13 10:45 am
WASHINGTON - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
WASHINGTON - When it comes to climate change, local officials have a message for Washington: Lead or get out of the way.
WASHINGTON - Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill - or an extension of current law - before Jan 1.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
SINGAPORE - The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.
The Wichita Eagle, Dec. 8
DETROIT - The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse.
NEW YORK - The vast majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve will begin to pull back on its massive economic stimulus program in the first three months of 2014, according to a November survey done by the National Association of Business Economists.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The television ads show a series of medical mishaps: a man kicking the wrong leg in a reflex check, a urine sample bottle that won't open for a frustrated patient and a blood pressure cuff letting out a strange noise when the doctor presses the plastic bulb.
ATLANTA - A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in the staunch Republican county, with opponents saying the use of public money to help a private business is not what American capitalism should be about.
MIAMI - When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to finish the application. But the operator refused to credit Fristoe as an agent on the application, meaning he wouldn't get the commission or be listed as the follow-up contact if his client needed help again later.
BALI, Indonesia - A deal to boost global trade has been approved by all 159 member economies of the World Trade Organization for the first time in nearly two decades.
ATHENS, Greece - Greece no longer has too many public servants and is close to reaching staff reduction targets demanded by bailout lenders two years before the deadline, the government said Friday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. job market has been recovering fitfully for three years. Now, it's starting to show consistency.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A gaining economy drove a projection Thursday of a nearly $1.1 billion Minnesota budget surplus, touching off an instant scramble from people seeking more spending, tax cuts, or saving for a rainy day.
NEW YORK - The government's monthly survey of the U.S. job market is always important on Wall Street. It's even more important these days. Investors are trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will decide that the economy is strong enough to thrive without its extraordinary stimulus measures.
FRANKFURT, Germany - The European Central Bank kept its interest rates on hold Thursday even though the recovery has weakened in the 17-country euro currency union and inflation is forecast to remain low.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
SACRAMENTO, California - Those who have heard of Neel Kashkari know him as the former U.S. Treasury official who was in charge of the bank bailout at the height of the recession.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama prodded Congress to raise wages and secure the social safety net as he issued an overarching appeal Wednesday to correct economic inequalities that he said make it harder for a child to escape poverty. "That should offend all of us," he declared. "We are a better country than this."
DURHAM, North Carolina - North Carolina is poised for an economic boost thanks to laws authorizing fracking and by opening the door wider to more alternative energy production, Gov. Pat McCrory predicted Wednesday before state business leaders.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's military is recommending immediate trial for 500 suspected extremist militants and the president is promising an economic boost for the northeast region confronting an Islamic uprising - both issues that address concerns expressed by the United States.
WASHINGTON - Government subsidies to help Americans buy insurance under the health care overhaul may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog warned on Tuesday in the latest indication that troubles are far from over for President Barack Obama's signature legislation.
WASHINGTON - U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2½ years as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.
GREENFIELD, Massachusetts - The number of homeless Massachusetts families being placed by the state in motels and hotels has surged to an all-time high, driven in part by cuts in state and federal housing subsidies.