By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Ethics Committee said Thursday it found no violations among House members whose mortgage loans went through the VIP section of the former Countrywide Financial Corp., the company whose subprime loans helped cause the foreclosure crisis.
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Brian Schatz symbolized a generational change in Hawaii's Senate delegation, taking the hand of his new colleague, 88-year-old Sen. Daniel Akaka, moments before being sworn in Thursday as the successor to the late Democratic Sen.
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In the private hell of a mother's grief, the sounds come back to Judy Neiman. The SUV door slamming. The slight bump as she backed up in the bank parking lot.
By SALISU RABIU and YINKA IBUKUNAssociated Press
KANO, Nigeria (AP) - Authorities blame a radical Islamist sect for twin suicide car bombings targeting two major mobile phone companies, an official said Saturday, blacking out a top operator's network in most of Nigeria's northern commercial
By JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has given final approval to BP's settlement with a bulk of businesses and individuals who lost money because of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP PLC has estimated it will pay $7.8 billion to resolve economic and
CHICAGO (AP) - Boeing says it sold 45 planes to unidentified customers in the past week, pushing its total sales of commercial planes for the year to more than 1,100 with a few more days to go.
Boeing said the orders were for 15 of its workhorse 737s and 30 of its big, long-haul 777s.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mohawk Industries Inc., which makes residential and commercial flooring, is buying Marazzi Group for about $1.5 billion to expand its ceramic tile business.
Mohawk says Marazzi, which sells tile in more than 100 countries, posted revenue last year of about $1.16 billion.