Buried by a major snow storm, East Coast cities are mobilizing all their resources to clear streets for Christmas shopping.
12/19/2009 11:42 am
Participants approved a Copenhagen accord that sets out emissions-control objectives, sets a target of less than 2 degrees for global warming, and pledges $30 billion in aid to developing countries. The pact is not legally binding.
12/19/2009 10:49 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/18
The storm has already brought flooding to downtown Miami and began dropping snow in Asheville, N.C. Winter storm warnings extend from Georgia to Massachusetts' Cape Cod, with up to a foot of snow possible in Washington, D.C.
12/18/2009 02:05 pm
Only 12 times in weather-recording history have winter storms brought a white Christmas to Washington.
12/18/2009 12:38 pm
Democratic leaders in the Senate plan to vote on final passage of the healthcare reform bill on Christmas Eve.
12/18/2009 12:09 pm
Citigroup is holding off on foreclosures and evictions for 4,000 homeowners. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expected to make a similar announcement, and other financial institutions are expected to follow suit.
12/17/2009 06:34 pm
US shoppers are less far along in their Christmas shopping this season than in recent years, a new survey shows. That could mean consumers are waiting for last-minute discounts – or just scaling back overall.
12/17/2009 05:21 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/17
A Christian Science perspective.
12/16/2009 03:45 pm