Awards $4.5 billion fighter jet deal to Swedish Saab instead
Around the country, some local economies that are heavily reliant on the federal government are already hurting because of the ongoing government shutdown. Here are three spots being impacted in an outsized way:
Verizon, the phone company whose disclosure of customer data to the U.S. federal government is at the center of the furor over cooperation by technology companies with top-secret national-security programs, has offered a precise, clear, but little-noticed public explanation of why it did what it did.
The Verizon explanation is not in the