Second quarter GDP declined by 1 percent, compared with 6.4 percent in the first quarter. Will economic recovery be stronger than expected in the second half of the year?
Economists see in second-quarter report some signs that the groundwork is laid for an upturn.
The bill, which could come to a vote Friday, would give shareholders more say over how much money top executives make.
New coal-fired power plants will capture CO2 and inject it into the earth.
The neighboring countries agreed Thursday to work together on terrorism despite stalled peace talks. US secretary of state arrives Friday.
The Aug. 30 vote could end its nearly uninterrupted half century in power.
Amid recession woes, some politicians see an opening in a system long tipped toward political families.