While Congress fights over extending unemployment insurance, Americans remain sour on the economy. But a few proposals show promise for encouraging growth.
Switzerland's four-man bobsled team piloted by Ivo Rueegg starts a training run at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Wednesday.
Closing a corporate tax loophole could yield $60 billion for the US, but it threatens to undermine an already weak Irish economy.
The plan to crack down on individuals who hide cash in foreign accounts has broad support. But eliminating tax havens for American companies could put them at a disadvantage internationally, experts say.
Bolstered by high approval ratings, the president sees a limited window of opportunity to enact his agenda.
Used-car dealers, small manufacturers feel credit squeeze as states and cities postpone projects.