A Christian Science perspective on daily life.
The industry itself bears some, but not all, of the responsibility, as GM and Chrysler seek more US aid.
Nationalizing troubled banks may end the credit crisis sooner, some experts argue. Others cite huge risks.
Readers write about why Congress needs to bail out the arts, whether local banks are better than larger banks, and Obama's approach to the challenges facing the US and the world.
They tried to reassure Congress and regain the trust of an angry public on Wednesday.