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The agreement falls short of an all-encompassing deal, but is a positive sign ahead of a meeting this week between Germany and the International Monetary Fund.
The industry is embracing technology, and finding new ways to pare the labor force. But as jobs go away, what of presidential promises to bring them back?
The sordid details of a case in which R. Alexander Acosta, the new pick for labor secretary, agreed not to bring federal charges are set to air again.
A tax on high-cost employee health plans, the Cadillac tax, was a reviled part of the original Obamacare law. It was blocked, but something similar may be back.
The president, visiting South Carolina en route to Florida, seemed thrilled to escape the marble political prison that is his new home.
President Trump has ordered that for every new regulation imposed, two old ones must go. It’s an intriguing idea but a misguided one.
Many unions have interests aligned with the president’s and are adapting his themes to their objectives, even while denouncing much of his agenda.
The president chose Mr. Acosta, a former assistant attorney general for civil rights, to replace Andrew F. Puzder as his nominee for labor secretary.
The outline of the plan points to a simpler system that would give every American a flat tax credit varying by age, but not by income.
The Canadian leader, who spoke partly in French, celebrated the ratification of a trade deal between Canada and the European Union.
Mr. Mulvaney, a congressman from South Carolina and a fiscal hawk, was approved on Thursday to head of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Congressional Republicans eagerly anticipated securing their conservative agenda, but they have yet to deliver on any of the sweeping legislation they promised.
Employees faced enormous pressure from management ahead of the vote, which was widely viewed as an early test of labor’s strength in the Trump era.
All the political news makes it easy to overlook a quieter development: more signals of significant economic momentum.
The Federal Reserve chairwoman’s appearance before the board made clear the gulf between how conservatives and the central bank view the economy.