Wyclef Jean released a statement Friday saying he will make a public announcement next week on whether he will run for president of Haiti. Meanwhile, his uncle has resigned his post as Haiti's ambassador to the US in preparation for his own candidacy.
Father's Day was born in 1910. But not until the 1970s did a US president issue a proclamation declaring the third Sunday in June as an official day to honor fathers.
In this time of housing crisis, what's needed are patient reforms, not a rush to end a model that has met an important social need for the past 75 years.
White House economist Christina Romer said Thursday that the stimulus package's impact on the economy will weaken from here on.
Marita Kabura (right) and Ciza Oleria (left) were gearing up in late June for their second 4th of July in the US. Refugees from a UN in camp in Tanzania, they were resettled a year ago in Clarkston, Ga. Since the 1990s, aid agencies, contracted by the federal government, have resettled thousands of refugees from more than 50 countries in this suburban Atlanta town.
The Financial Stability Board could be looking at efforts to reform executive compensation by year-end.
Topping the G-20 'to do' list is to settle on any additional economic stimulus – and whether to rein in banker bonuses. Global warming is on the table, too.
Tightening belts this way costs businesses and government less than layoffs. But it’s tough on families.
Only 30 percent of foreclosed homes are currently on the market nationwide. Could the backlog of hundreds of thousands of empty or rented homes swamp recovery?