First US death reported in Texas; two schools shuttered in New York.
The government has pledged $11.3 trillion for economic rescue – and has spent one-quarter of that. On what?
The key elements of the Treasury Secretary's plan.
Economic activity in the US plunged 6.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, but free-fall in consumer spending stopped.
Tuesday's switch by the independent-minded Pennsylvanian also helps Democrats to solidify power in the Senate.