Military leaders say budget caps are crippling armed forces

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pleading for a repeal of a law that strictly limits defense spending, a panel of four-star military officers warned lawmakers Tuesday that the fiscal constraints are crippling the military's ability to respond to threats around the world.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

Raise your glass to Kentucky bourbon's rising economic kick

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The economic potency of bourbon is getting stronger with age, increasing its impact on Kentucky by $1 billion in the past two years as demand for American whiskeys continues to grow.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

How stricter rules for brokers will affect retirement savers

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying a series of rules that require financial professionals to put their clients' best interests first when giving advice on retirement investments.

  • Written by MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer