• Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

    President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives.

    Updated: 3:17 pm

  • How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

    NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation’s food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.

    Updated: 4:42 pm

  • New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.

  • Poll says blacks less likely to have enough for retirement

    CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they’ve saved enough for retirement, a new poll found.

  • With many social media options, small businesses need focus

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Snapchat went public this year, it was a reminder to many small business owners that they need to be part of the social media evolution. But which network? Snapchat? Facebook? Instagram? All of the above?