WASHINGTON | The White House says this year's budget deficit will drop to $583 billion, the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure.
CEDAR LAKE | The town’s new bond rating is something to brag about, officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's effort to promote its attractions is losing ground to better-funded neighbors, but the state's top tourism official hopes to change that with a new plan to generate revenue and persuade people to explore all the Hoosier state has to offer.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, announces that revenue's and reserves are higher than projected during a press conference with State Auditor Tim Berry in Indianapolis, Thursday. The report shows the state ended fiscal year 2013 with a structural surplus of $483 million, which is $93 million …
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, announces that revenue's and reserves are higher than projected during a news conference with State Auditor Tim Berry in Indianapolis, Thursday. The report shows the state ended fiscal year 2013 with a structural surplus of $483 million, which is $93 million h…
WASHINGTON | U.S. employers are sending a message of confidence in the economy — hiring more workers, raising pay and making the job market appear strong enough for the Federal Reserve to slow its bond purchases as early as September.
ST. JOHN | The town’s Redevelopment Commission had a banner financial year during 2012, according to a report prepared by the accounting firm of Cender & Co. LLC of Merrillville and delivered to the commission Thursday by St. John Town Manager Steve Kil.
BEIRUT | In an appeal that could stoke more fury over an anti-Islam film, the leader of the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah called for sustained protests in a rare public appearance Monday at a rapturous but peaceful rally attended by hundreds of thousands of cheering supporters in Beirut.
Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, center, escorted by his bodyguards, waves to a crowd of tens of thousands of supporters during a rally Monday denouncing an anti-Islam film that has provoked a week of unrest in Muslim countries worldwide, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. Na…
Afghan police stand by burning tires during a protest Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of Afghans burned cars and threw rocks at a U.S. military base as a demonstration against an anti-Islam film that ridicules the Prophet Muhammad turned violent in the Afghan capital early Monday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Google Inc.'s plan to cut more than 700 jobs at Motorola Mobility's operations in Illinois means the company will lose the tax credits it receives from the state, and experts say it underscores just how little the kind of perks that big companies often insist they need real…
WASHINGTON | America's historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen's life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court on Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's response to Thursday's Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama health care law, as transcribed by Roll Call:
CHICAGO | Already in open violation of a federal decree on child welfare investigations, the Illinois agency that oversees well-being of families faces new budget cuts that could lead to hundreds of worker layoffs and the elimination of services that have helped keep thousands of children ou…
Confidence needs a fix
The Spirit Awards celebrate the best in low-budget filmmaking. But within those honors, the John Cassavetes Award goes to films with even lower budgets: those made for under $500,000.
President Barack Obama is making a strong election-year push for an economic revival "built on American manufacturing." But he faces an uphill slog, with little consensus even within his own party on how to do it.
Lawmakers should leave IHSAA, high school basketball alone
Heaven forbid we should offend the visiting sophisticates
The long-suffering job market is ending the year better off than it began. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits each week has dropped by 10 percent since January.
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