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Tyga is making news for paying back a big debt he owes a Beverly Hills jeweler. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Tyga at last pays back Beverly Hills jewelry debt

Tyga has started to pay the money he owes celebrity jeweler Jason…

 

From left, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, rush to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday to vote as a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, just two days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress clears Puerto Rico rescue bill, sends to president

WASHINGTON — Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending…

 

In this 2015 file photo, a bronze statue of San Juan Bautista stands in front of Puerto Rico's Capitol as U.S. and Puerto Rican flags fly in San Juan. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)

Before island’s primary, Sanders criticizes Puerto Rico plan

LOS ANGELES — Two weeks before Puerto Rico's primary, Democratic presidential candidate…

 

New Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, right, looks at outgoing Finance Minister as he speaks during a hand over ceremony in Athens, Monday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

After vote win, Greek leaders face pressure to restart talks

ATHENS, Greece — Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece's…

New Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, right, looks at outgoing Finance Minister as he speaks during a hand over ceremony in Athens, Monday. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally organized by supporters of the YES vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Greece’s bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

ATHENS, Greece — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the…

Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally organized by supporters of the YES vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Elderly people, who usually get their pensions at the end of the month, wait outside a closed bank in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Monday. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone

ATHENS, Greece — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long…

Elderly people, who usually get their pensions at the end of the month, wait outside a closed bank in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Monday. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

US stocks notch worst day of year as Greek crisis escalates

NEW YORK — Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global…

Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The Warriors’ David Lee, center, and Stephen Curry disembark a plane Wednesday after winning the NBA Finals on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (AP/JEFF CHIU)

Dolan: Enforcing gambling debts between friends

This week’s article comes from Will R., who asks: Q: “My buddy…

The Warriors’ David Lee, center, and Stephen Curry disembark a plane Wednesday after winning the NBA Finals on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (AP/JEFF CHIU)

White House defends lack of concrete debt plan

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney lashed out at criticism Tuesday that…

Obama chides Republicans as debt negotiations fall apart

President Obama chastised Republicans Friday after House Speaker John Boehner walked away…

US taxpayers likely lost $1.3 billion in Chrysler bailout

WHAT: The Treasury Department sold its final 6 percent stake in Chrysler…

White House, Boehner say NYT story is 'false'

The White House and House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, are denying…

O'Malley rips Cantor and his 'dinosaur wing' of GOP

It may take a meteor to end long-stalled debt talks, and in…

Charticle: U.S. borrows 43 cents of every dollar it spends

As the government data cited by Mercatus Senior Research Fellow Veronique de…

Obama presses Congress — again — for debt deal

President Obama took to the bully pulpit Monday, a day after a…

Charticle: We have a spending problem, not a revenue problem

  Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office released its 2011 Long-Term Budget Outlook…

All liberal debt plans raise taxes to historically unprecedented levels

This January Peter G. Peterson Foundation paid six think tanks $200,000 each…

Study shows debt deepens recessions

Countries that build up high levels of debt suffer longer and deeper…

The unwisdom of elites indeed

Paul Krugman is right about one thing in his column today: “What…

Pew confirms: Obama, Dems, wrong on tax cuts and debt

In his April 13th Remarks on Fiscal Policy, President Obama claimed: But…