Twenty-six North Carolina legislators sat out a vote Tuesday on a resolution honoring the late U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms, showing that the Republican remains a polarizing figure a year after his death.
Black, Latino and Asian lawmakers warned Democratic leaders that any health care overhaul that ignores health gaps between whites and minorities will face stiff opposition.
Retail sales rose by the largest amount in four months in May.
Delta Air Lines Inc. will shave additional capacity later this year.
Home Depot Inc., said Wednesday that its full-year earnings may come in better than expected.
General Motors Corp. said Tuesday the former chairman and chief executive of AT&T Inc. will become chairman.
A black Southern Baptist pastor has asked his denomination to acknowledge the importance of President Barack Obama's election, despite the convention's opposition to many of his policies.
Black, Latino and Asian lawmakers want President Barack Obama to focus more on racial disparities reported in medical treatment as the White House works toward overhauling the nation's health care system.