Charities' donations in 2009 fell 11 percent for the largest 400 US charitable groups.
Former President Bill Clinton, right, campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, left, in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 26.
The jury-selection process began Tuesday for four men accused of plotting to plant bombs outside a Bronx synagogue. The defense is likely to focus on the confidential informant in the case.
JetBlue flight attendant Steve Slater faces criminal charges for deploying the plane's emergency chute. But the passenger blamed for setting off his tirade could also face charges or fines.
Wall Street earnings are strong in the second quarter for US business giants Alcoa and CSX, helping the stock markets rise on Tuesday.
The FBI arrested 11 people last week in a Russian spy case, according to court documents unsealed Monday. The alleged spies were on 'long-term deep-cover assignments,' the documents say.
Sales of Apple's iPad are strong. If they skyrocket, they may herald a faster-than-expected recovery.
On Monday, oil prices reached a new high for the year – a sign of growing confidence that economic activity is recovering. But high prices could put a squeeze on the economy.
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