President Barack Obama made a pitch for renewable energy Tuesday, announcing $3.4 billion in government support for 100 projects aimed at modernizing the nation's power grid.
It's about to become official: The recession is over — but not the pain.
Stocks mostly fell Tuesday as mixed reports on home prices and consumer confidence gave investors little incentive to step into the market.
The number of U.S. bank failures in 2009 ran past the 100-level mark late Friday, when regulators shut down six banks.
Capmark Financial Group Inc., one of the largest commercial real-estate lenders in the U.S., said Sunday that it and some of its subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy protection.
A private forecast of economic activity rose for the sixth straight month in September, a sign the economy may keep growing early next year despite rising unemployment.
In the health care debate, Democrats and their allies have gone after insurance companies as rapacious profiteers making "immoral" and "obscene" returns while "the bodies pile up."
The same president who aggressively harnesses the power of the press to promote his agenda has taken to lacing his comments with criticisms of the media, with no bigger target than the gabby culture of cable television.