The White House will use $75 billion to subsidize the loan payments of distressed mortgage-holders.
GM is asking the US Treasury for an extra $16.6 billion. Chrysler wants another $5 billion.
Liberal and conservative groups bridge some differences in new collaborative efforts to fight the problem.
The industry itself bears some, but not all, of the responsibility, as GM and Chrysler seek more US aid.
Wind power could feed 20 percent of the US energy diet. But first, the country needs a new energy network.
A nonfiction collection examines African-American concerns in the Obama era.