With just two days left to reach a deal to keep the government open, negotiations hit a new snag over backpay for federal contractors from the last shutdown.
Sources say Trump could both reprogram funds and declare a national emergency.
As earning season kicks off, banks are again posting sluggish loan growth.
The president has been under pressure to take unliateral action.
A few years ago, Cheerios was the subject of racist vitriol online after showing a multiracial family in an ad. Now more companies are showing these relationships as a way of signifying their values.