By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - This is K Street on steroids.
South Carolinians will be celebrating President Barack Obama's inauguration with cocktails amid the Hope Diamond and dinosaur fossils at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History.
By The Associated Press
10 banks agree to pay $8.5 billion for foreclosure abuse
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ten major banks agreed Monday to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes.
The banks, which in
KENNEWICK, Wash. - Carl's Jr. is offering $60,000 in scholarships to students in 13 states, including Washington and Oregon.
To honor the restaurant's founders, applications for the 14th annual Carl N.
KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) - How President Barack Obama spent the fourth day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:
- LOUNGING: Obama and his family spent most of the day in their rented vacation home in Kailua, not going anywhere before sundown.
- RADIO ADDRESS: The White House released Obama'
By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writers
DETROIT (AP) - When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster: General Motors, the biggest automaker in the world, had filed for bankruptcy protection.
On that grim
HONOLULU (AP) - How President Barack Obama spent the third day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Friday:
- GOLF: Obama rode with his motorcade to Oahu's north shore to golf at an Arnold Palmer-designed course at Turtle Bay Resort.
By MIKE IVESAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Nghiem Ngoc Thuy has been slinging coffees to thirsty Vietnamese for 20 years in her colonial-style villa with peeling shutters, and she and her customers aren't too worried that the imminent arrival of U.S.
By MALCOLM FOSTERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year - even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for