The drug rebate rule would have ended a widespread practice in which drugmakers give rebates to insurance middlemen in government programs such as Medicare. The idea was to channel that money to consumers instead.
Lee Iacocca, the automobile industry executive who helped launch the Mustang at Ford and save Chrysler from bankruptcy, died Tuesday. Amid his successes, Iacocca presided over one of Ford’s greatest fiascoes: the Pinto, which led to a landmark product-liability case in Indiana in 1979.
Real estate agents and local economists said inventories are so sparse that some popular ZIP codes in Arlington and Alexandria show no homes for sale at all.
Marijuana legalization is enjoying a surge of support, both among American voters and 2020 presidential candidates. But that enthusiasm has led to some hasty claims about the drug’s usefulness that aren’t borne out by research. Five years ago—as the country’s opioid crisis had just started garnering national attention—a study got a lot of buzz suggesting […]
More than 180 CEOs have signed an open letter opposing state efforts to restrict reproductive rights, as business leaders weigh how to most effectively exert pressure on abortion bans. Square chief executive and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as well as fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg and others wrote that restrictions on abortion access threatens the […]
College admissions testing was long viewed as a great equalizer. All students could aim for a maximum 36 on the ACT or 1600 on the SAT, no matter where they grew up or went to school. Their scores functioned as a currency of merit for a nation that aspired to meritocracy. Now, even the College […]
A plan to move U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers out of Washington, D.C., has thrown two small but influential science agencies into upheaval. Indiana is one of three finalists to land the agencies.
More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth.
The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting, amounted to a rejection—possibly the final one—of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January by its Media News Group unit.
Faced with the prospect that Trump will continue with his adversarial approach, Republican lawmakers are also looking for ways to provide a taxpayer bailout to farmers.
The deal involving 21 networks adds to a growing sports portfolio for Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which earlier this year announced a partnership with the Chicago Cubs to form Marquee Sports Network.
Pete Buttigieg has become a force in the Democratic presidential race, but in South Carolina—where the black voters who constituted about 60% of the party’s primary turnout in 2016 value familiarity and tradition—he faces challenges.
The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and Indianapolis native is planning the followup to her debut 2017 stand-up special, “Pizza Mind,” and honing her act on the road.
Indiana’s Rep. Susan Brooks said it would be “worrisome” if Trump were to remove Coats as director of national intelligence. And Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana said he seems no indication a change is coming.
The president has never seen Coats—the nation’s top intelligence official and a former senator from Indiana—as a close or trusted adviser, sources told The Washington Post. But Trump has become more frustrated with him in recent weeks over public statements that Trump sees as undercutting his policy goals.
Thanks to a variety of tax credits and a significant tax break available on pay handed out in the form of company stock, Amazon actually received a federal tax rebate of $129 million last year, giving it an effective federal tax rate of roughly -1 percent.
It’s unclear what Amazon might consider as a Plan B if the New York project falls through.
The prominent supplier for Apple and other electronics-makers says it’s scrapping plans to build a giant new factory in Wisconsin, opting to hire American engineers and researchers instead of a promised fleet of blue-collar workers.