WASHINGTON – With billions of dollars in federal money at stake, including as much as $1 billion in Texas, the Supreme Court may soon settle a heated partisan debate over how the Census Bureau counts Americans.
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court yesterday took the steam out of efforts by Haggar Corp. to produce pants tariff-free in Mexico. The court said the Customs Service has wide latitude to determine whether U.S. firms violate import regulations.
WASHINGTON – The Census Bureau cannot use statistical sampling to enhance the accuracy of the 2000 Census for allocating congressional seats, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday.
PARIS – To one of the Soviet Union’s top warplane designers, America’s F-117A stealth fighter-bomber is no big deal.He doesn’t think the aircraft’s accomplishments in the Persian Gulf War were all that impressive, and he’s confident that one of his own fighters could detect the F-117A and shoot it down.
IRVING – For 11 seasons Robert Newhouse pounded the lines of the opposition at Texas Stadium. Today, Newhouse is back on offense with the Cowboys. But this time, as a representative in ticket sales and promotions.
WASHINGTON – For years, pension funds have been among the more sacrosanct of the sacred cows grazing on Capitol Hill. But in the 104th Congress, sacred cows, including pension funds, are being herded toward change.
WASHINGTON — United Parcel Service is a model of corporate success its profitability anchored on the use of part-time workers. But now that strategy is under attack in a strike where a key Teamsters demand is that UPS make more workers full-time.
PARIS – Europeans have an affinity for things American. They wear Levis, eat Big Macs, idolize Hollywood stars, and, fortunately for the Pentagon, fly U.S.-made jet fighters.With that in mind, the Defense Department is at full throttle trying to sign up European and other allies to share the staggering $250 billion cost of its Joint Strike Fighter program.
WASHINGTON — After 17 controversial years of the B-2 stealth bomber, congressional negotiators effectively sealed the fate yesterday of the last Cold War bomber program, deciding against making any more.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s Joint Strike Fighter – the expensive replacement proposed for three existing planes – may get a boost from America’s British allies, who are considering it as an alternative to European fighters.
WASHINGTON – A bill to end the cable industry’s stranglehold on the market for subscription home television is winding its way through Congress and may soon allow satellite TV providers to offer local stations to their customers.
WASHINGTON – Earlier this month, an FDA advisory panel recommended that two leading brands remain on the market as long as women are fully informed of the risks, including the possibility that their implants may rupture, leak, or cause an infection.
WASHINGTON – Like any other junior high student in the dusty Texas farming community of Lockney, Brady Tannahill has studied the Bill of Rights in school. But unlike most, the 12-year-old is going to court to defend it.
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