Over the hedge
Jobless benefits will get paid, but states' budget shortfalls will force bigger debts, higher taxes, or cuts elsewhere.
With biggest job losses since 1974, Obama plans massive public works.
US automakers are likely to get $15 billion in federal loans, but lawmakers insist on industry restructuring.
Visiting garden blogs in the U.S. and Canada
The brisk, breezy novel that inspired the movie "Slum Dog Millionaire."