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Overhaul makes it easier for aspiring teachers to get grants

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The U.S. Education Department on Thursday loosened the rules around a grant program that’s intended to help aspiring teachers pay for college but has...

Clyburn to push Medicaid expansion in series of town halls

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The third-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House is embarking on a listening tour to talk up the Biden administration's federal aid...

GOP congressman flouts mask rules on airline flight to Texas

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WASHINGTON — A Texas congressman who has been an outspoken critic of COVID-19 mask mandates went without a mask for at least a portion...

Judge blocks Florida law aimed at punishing social media

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked for the time being a new Florida law that sought to punish large social media...

PG&E seeks $3.6 billion in rate hikes for wildfire safety

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SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric asked regulators Wednesday to grant a $3.6 billion rate hike to help it pay for hardening its...

How COVID-fueled crowdfunding can revive small businesses

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A pandemic-fueled boom in crowdfunding has small businesses flocking to capital-raising platforms that experts say could help many companies get back to normal —...

House poised to approve $715 billion transportation bill

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WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House is set to approve a sizable $715 billion transportation bill Thursday, a potential investment in roads, rail, public transit...

Microsoft exec: Targeting of Americans’ records ‘routine’

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WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement agencies secretly seek the data of Microsoft customers thousands of times a year, according to congressional testimony being given...

California tests off-the-grid solutions to power outages

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SAN FRANCISCO — When a wildfire tore through Briceburg nearly two years ago, the tiny community on the edge of Yosemite National Park lost...

Warren Buffett says pandemic’s impact still hard to predict

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OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the one constant throughout the coronavirus pandemic has been that it has been difficult to predict how...