But business groups are still concerned about the costs of the landmark emission caps.
Coastal Texas now faces the classic question asked in the wake of other natural disasters.
As officials investigate whether the engineer sent messages, California's governor weighs a ban for drivers.
Schwarzenegger vows to veto the deal lawmakers approved Tuesday, extending the longest fiscal standoff in state history.
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Obama goes on the attack with a new ad, while the GOP candidate calls for an investigation.
Steven Preston, Housing and Urban Development secretary, sees 2009 as a better year, even if some regions lag.