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Avis and Jack in the Box rise as Navient, Dominos dip

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:56 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Avis Budget Group Inc., up $5.04 to $34.45 Higher pricing helped boost revenue for the …

Lawmakers consider rules on how to pay for infrastructure

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:45 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana lawmaker says he has bipartisan support for his bill to set rules for determining how much money the state can afford …

Senate approves bill allowing federal rail analysis funds

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:40 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Senate has voted to approve a bill that would allow the Transportation Department to access existing federal …

Ford begins probe into whether gas mileage was overstated

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:30 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. has launched an investigation into whether it overstated gas mileage and understated emissions from a wide range of …

Bill allows state to operate electric car charging stations

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:24 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - State agencies would be able to operate charging stations for the growing number of electric vehicles on Virginia roads under …

Former chief railroad regulator nominated to MTA board

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:23 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's former chief railroad regulator has been nominated to join the board of the state agency that runs New York City's …

Lawmakers propose carbon fee as part of $17 billion package

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:23 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington lawmakers have proposed a carbon fee as part of a transportation funding package, the third major attempt at …

Council mulls power plant future after phony support scandal

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:20 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans' City Council is hearing testimony on a settlement that would let a utility giant go ahead with a new power plant …

UN says North Korea has asked for help on food shortages

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:16 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations says North Korea's government has asked for help from international humanitarian groups to combat food …

Arkansas Senate approves funding plan for state's highways

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:11 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to raise fuel taxes and tap into expected casino revenue to increase funding for the …

Idaho budget writers OK 3.8 percent corrections budget boost

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:05 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Department of Corrections is on track to receive a 3.8 percent budget increase next year under a spending plan approved …

Survey: Banks raising farm loan collateral requirements

Feb 21, 2019 • 4:01 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states shows nearly two-thirds of banks in the region have …

KFC hires RoboCop as Col. Sanders, to safeguard its secret recipe. Take that, Ray Liotta!

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:49 PM ET Money USA TODAY  

KFC has RoboCop playing the chain's founder Col. Sanders, but with a crucial mission: transporting KFC's secret recipe to a nuclear bunker …

Senate President creates new Santee Cooper study committee

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:45 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The president of the South Carolina Senate has created another committee to decide what to do with a state-owned utility. …

NY pilot program would fund child care at community colleges

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:31 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A proposal from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would provide on-campus child care for single parents attending community college. The …

2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickups priced from $33,395 — up to more than $67,000

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:19 PM ET Money USA TODAY  

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has released its price list for the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty and Chassis Cab trucks.               …

YouTube axes tens of millions of comments in crackdown on child sexual exploitation

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:18 PM ET Money The Washington Post  

“Any content - including comments - that endangers minors is abhorrent and we have clear policies prohibiting this on YouTube," the company …

House passes measure to great long-term care program

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:14 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The House has approved a proposal for a new employee-funded program that would create a benefit to help offset long-term care …

Oregon lawmakers consider bill to form a hemp commission

Feb 21, 2019 • 3:07 PM ET Money The Washington Times  

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would establish a hemp commission in the state to raise money for research and …

Looking to Technology to Avoid Doctors’ Offices and Emergency Rooms

Feb 21, 2019 • 2:54 PM ET Money The New York Times  

New medical and diagnostic tools could put patients more in charge of their own care — …