Gabonese voted in a national election on Sunday to replace the late President Omar Bongo, who ruled for more than four decades and ran as the only candidate in many elections.
In the early hours before President Barack Obama's historic inauguration, U.S. Rep. John Lewis' phone rang. It was Edward Kennedy.
In the early 1960s, Mitty Collier had a contract with Chicago's Chess Records and was riding high in the R&B music industry with her popular ballad "I Had a Talk With My Man Last Night."
A big drop in Asian markets sent U.S. stocks falling as investors worried once again about the global economy.
Newspapers are hurting all over the United States, but the pain is less severe at small publications like The Blackshear Times in Georgia.
Henry Wehner likes to plan things. When he began working for Philip Morris USA in early 2006, he had a vision for the next decade.
First-time filings for state unemployment benefits fell by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 570,000 last week, marking the first drop in initial claims in three weeks.
Among Chrysler Group's toughest challenges in life after bankruptcy is changing the perception that it lags competitors in bringing affordable small or midsize hybrid electric vehicles to market.