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  • A Microsoft logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

    The IRS Decided to Get Tough Against Microsoft. Microsoft Got Tougher

    Eight years ago, the IRS, tired of seeing the country’s largest corporations fearlessly stash billions in tax havens, decided to take a stand. The agency challenged what it saw as an epic case of tax...

  • Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Ames, Iowa

    Sanders and Biden Clash Over Social Security

    With less than two weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses, Social Security has emerged as a major point of contention in the Democratic presidential primary. The fight: Sen. Bernie Sanders recently...

  • The California and U.S. flags fly in Carson, California, U.S. on August 5, 2015. Picture taken on August 5, 2015.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

    Chart of the Day: Medi-Cal's Major Growth

    “Medi-Cal had a big decade,” writes Harriet Blair Rowan at Kaiser Health News . “The number of Californians enrolled in the state’s health insurance program for low-income residents swelled by 5.5...