The FBI raids in Brookline and Watertown, Mass., and on Long Island, N.Y. were likely following-up on information gained from the interrogation of Faisal Shahzad, a suspect in the Times Square probe.
05/13/2010 02:27 pm
One hurdle for a Supreme Court nominee is to get through the first week without creating a controversy. So far, Elena Kagan has negotiated the halls of Congress deftly – and quietly.
05/13/2010 09:53 am
A climate-energy bill – one intended to appeal to enough factions to proceed through the Senate – was unveiled Wednesday after months of negotiations. But it recently lost its Republican sponsor, complicating its future.
05/12/2010 06:28 pm
New UK Prime Minister David Cameron led his Conservative Party out of the political wilderness by moving his party to the center -- and further away from their American cousins in the Republican Party.
05/12/2010 06:15 pm
On many issues, new British Prime Minister David Cameron has more in common with Barack Obama than George W. Bush.
05/12/2010 10:54 am
An FDA alert expands the romaine lettuce recall to companies in California and Oklahoma, although the likelihood of consumers getting contaminated lettuce now is 'remote.'
05/12/2010 12:22 am
As oil continues to spew into the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration moves to break up the agency tasked with both collecting royalties and policing Big Oil.
05/11/2010 06:12 pm
Dunkin Donuts free iced coffee day turns out to be limited in scope this year.
05/11/2010 12:17 pm
What scientists know about how oil spills affect the environment is drawn from a range of past events, no two of which have been alike. Because the blowout occurred 5,000 feet below below the water surface, the Gulf oil spill is unchartered territory.
05/10/2010 03:45 pm
Johnny Appleseed led a life full of important financial lessons. Here are six.
05/07/2010 11:17 pm