German banker and Bundesbank member Thilo Sarrazin caused a stir yesterday with remarks widely perceived as anti-Semitic. This comes on the heels of his disparaging comments about Muslim immigrants.
Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, expressed tempered optimism about the economy in a major speech Friday. Stocks rose slightly following his comments.
US GDP grew at a 1.6 percent pace in the second quarter, less than the original 2.4 percent estimate. Surging imports and the end of homebuyer tax credits contributed to the change.
Social Security is a touchy subject. Alan Simpson, co-chair of Obama's deficit commission, has a colorful mouth and lots of things to say about Social Security. Put the two together and 'poof!' another political brush fire for Obama.
Sarah Palin has endorsed conservative candidates in dozens of Republican primaries this year. But her chosen office-seekers have been mostly unsuccessful. Has Sarah Palin lost touch with the Republican primary voters who make up her base?
These summer thrillers offer adrenaline-fueled trips to Saudi Arabia,Dublin, and the ski slopes.
The Washington Senate seat was the marquee contest of Tuesday’s primaries. The incumbent, Patty Murray, will face Republican businessman Dino Rossi in the fall.
Governors' races are happening in 37 states in the 2010 election. The candidates focus on different issues depending on their states, but one stands out – state budget deficits.
Yellowstone National Park may be the hideout for two convicted killers who escaped from an Arizona prison and their suspected accomplice.
Senators approved $10 billion in funding Thursday that will keep 140,000 teachers' jobs. The House, which is being called back from August recess by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is expected to approve the funding next week.