SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state regulators suspended the operations of a Seattle tour company Monday after one of its amphibious vehicles swerved into an oncoming charter bus last week, killing five people and hurting dozens of others.
The city is quickly returning to normal and is still basking in the glow of a remarkable, historic weekend. It was, on the one hand an uplifting experience for most, and, on the other, frustrating and disappointing for others.
NEW YORK (AP) — After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on "hedge fund guys" and high-income earners, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unveiled a tax plan Monday that would cut rates across the board and reduce the amount paid by wealthiest Americans and corporations into the U.S. Treasury.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's highest criminal court on Monday narrowly denied a death row inmate's last-minute request for a new hearing and ordered that his execution can proceed, despite his claims that he is innocent.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Monday said NASCAR fans should continue flying the Confederate Flag, so long as it's on private property, as he received the informal endorsement of racing legend Richard Petty.
By Jessica DiNapoli and Karen Pierog NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took his city fiscal push to New York on Monday to seek to convince skeptical municipal bond investors that Chicago is determined to fix its sagging finances which have dragged down its credit ratings and dramatically raised borrowing costs. Emanuel addressed the Municipal Forum of New York, touting his fiscal 2016 budget, which includes a record $543 million, phased-in property tax increase to fund public safety worker pensions. The visit followed his appearance at a city-sponsored investor conference in Chicago on Friday.