Major financial institutions have done nothing to prevent terrorists, kleptocrats and drug kingpins from funneling more than $2 trillion into their criminal activities — and the U.S. government is aware of this. An explosive months-long report by BuzzFeed News, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and hundreds of other outlets examines leaked documents around suspicious activity reports the U.S.'s Financial Crimes Investigation Network has collected between 2000 and 2017.
- Ken Yeung
President Trump and Republican leaders' plan to make tax cuts that are at odds with spending proposals championed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, resulting in an unbalanced budget with a deficit. Many experts caution that it isn’t so much worth worrying about right now, but it might come with a higher tax burden down the road. Here's everything you need to know.