Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants state workers to pay more for their pensions and health care, while taking away their unions' collective bargaining power. The governor says he has no choice in order to trim a $3.6 billion deficit. But state workers are livid.
Here are questions and (some) answers regarding what's known about the stock market's 20-minute, 600-plus-point roller-coaster ride on Thursday. The Dow closed down again on Friday.
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion comes three weeks after the Obama administration proposed opening up parts of the Gulf for deepwater exploration. Two Democratic senators are raising broader safety concerns.
The Financial Stability Board could be looking at efforts to reform executive compensation by year-end.