His team looks ready to spend at least $675 billion on projects to jolt the US economy.
Plans for lengthy plant shutdowns hint at a turning point in automaker history.
Angry investors blame US regulators for one of the investment world's biggest scandals.
Jobless benefits will get paid, but states' budget shortfalls will force bigger debts, higher taxes, or cuts elsewhere.
But science scores are stagnant in an international study of fourth- and eighth-graders.
Their CEOs visit Washington, trying a second time to win lawmaker approval for an auto industry bailout.
Keeping the Defense secretary allows Obama's team to move quickly on a foreign-policy challenges.
Not 'a minute to waste' in addressing economic woes, the president-elect says.
Some raise questions, but most analysts – left and right – think she’s qualified.