Posted: 02/25/2009 - New peanut recalls announced.
Posted: 02/25/2009 - New peanut recalls announced.
Posted: 02/25/2009 - The nation's biggest banks are being granted immediate access to further support from the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Green jobs, where are they and how to get one, will be the focus when President Barack Obama's task force on middle-class families formally begins its work Friday in Philadelphia.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - The Pentagon says top military officers and civilians had to sign a letter promising to keep budget details secret if they wanted to work on the military's fiscal plan.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Texas health officials say tests show there was contaminated peanut meal at a plant operated by the company linked to the national salmonella outbreak.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - India's largest pharmaceutical maker lied about test results for more than two dozen of its generic drugs, U.S. regulators said Wednesday.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Membership in the nation's two largest Christian church bodies, the Roman Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention, declined slightly in 2007, according to the latest edition of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Employers took a large ax to their payrolls in January, the government said Wednesday, and the cuts are likely to get worse over the next few months.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to pass strong financial sector regulation and oversight to prevent future crises and restore "accountability, transparency and trust in our financial markets."
Updated: 02/25/2009 - The Coast Guard says a fishing boat has run aground in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska and is in danger of breaking up, putting its four crew members in danger.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Barack Obama the presidential candidate used it to reveal his vice presidential choice. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis will use the same technology to share news of its next archbishop.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - An out-of-court settlement has been reached in a legal dispute between county officials and a man who described his "jam band" concerts on his 147-acre spread as church services.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - To mark the beginning of Lent, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is launching a $75,000 marketing blitz using YouTube, a blog and advertising to reach lapsed Catholics.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - The president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod expressed "great disappointment and deep sadness" over a proposal that would allow gays and lesbians in committed relationships to serve as clergy in the larger and more liberal Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is again spurning speculation that the government may nationalize Citigroup or other big banks.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Two autistic boys sat inside a parochial school classroom this month. In a setting stripped of unnecessary furniture and toys to avoid distraction, they studied pictograms of a bearded Jesus in a red sash and images of their family members and people helping each other.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Former western Kentucky landowners and their families are not entitled to compensation for property taken by the U.S. government to build a military camp at the start of World War II, a federal court said in 2-1 ruling Wednesday, ending a 15-year legal battle in the case.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - An 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy accused of killing his father's pregnant fiancee was moved from a county jail to a juvenile detention center on Wednesday, where authorities say his needs will be better served.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he has chosen former Washington Gov. Gary Locke as his nominee for Commerce secretary, trying a third time to fill a key Cabinet post for a country in recession.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - A 53-year-old man fatally shot his wife and two daughters before turning the gun on himself, and a teenage son who survived the attack managed to call police on a cordless phone as he fled, police said Wednesday.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday the Obama administration is determined to speed the $787 billion in stimulus money to Americans clamoring for economic relief, with checks going to states for Medicaid and the next batch of dollars heading to housing.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Paul Newman, the late actor and 10-time Academy Award nominee, has been honored by lawmakers as a screen legend and humanitarian.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Top executives of Chrysler LLC were meeting Wednesday with members of the Obama administration's auto task force, discussing requests for billions in new loans to keep the troubled automaker afloat.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Sales of existing homes unexpectedly plunged in January to the lowest level in nearly 12 years as pessimism about the economy grew and buyers waited for President Barack Obama's plan to help revive the U.S. housing market.
Updated: 02/25/2009 - Humane Society officials say they have found several frozen horse carcasses and more than two dozen starving horses on a western Pennsylvania farm.