- ‘Kudzu bug’ threatens soybean crop
- Applications for unemployment aid barely changed
Panetta faces lawmakers on defense cuts
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is urging Congress to work with him on deficit-reduction-driven cuts in military spending and warning that some lawmakers’ favored programs could be on the chopping block.
Chrysler, United Auto Workers agree on contract
Chrysler Group LLC and the United Auto Workers say that they reached a tentative deal on a new four-year contract early Wednesday that creates 2,100 new jobs.
Lawmakers, White House regroup on jobs
Congress and the White House face the choice of continued fighting or a shift toward bipartisan bargaining after the Senate voted to kill President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan.
Senate Republicans likely to kill Obama jobs bill
President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, facing a critical test in the Senate, it appears likely to die at the hands of Republicans opposed to stimulus spending and a tax surcharge on millionaires.
- Wall Street protests to target NYC millionaires
FAA’s new air traffic system hits turbulence
The government’s program to modernize the nation’s air traffic control system has run into serious problems that threaten to increase its cost and delay its completion, a government watchdog said.
Protests against Wall Street spread across U.S.
Protests against Wall Street entered their 18th day Tuesday as demonstrators across the country show their anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed by marching on Federal Reserve banks and camping out in parks from Los Angeles to Portland, Maine.
New iPhone expected from Apple on Tuesday
Apple Inc. is unveiling a new, more powerful version of its wildly popular smartphone — more than a year after it launched the iPhone 4.
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