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Recession Raining on Mardi Gras Fun? Fat Chance

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The economic downturn couldn't overshadow the Mardi Gras revelry Tuesday as partiers jostled for beads on parade routes and the French Quarter swelled with boozy fun and masked crowds.

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Controller thought ditching in Hudson spelled doom

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The air traffic controller who handled Flight 1549 thought ditching in the Hudson River amounted to a death sentence for all aboard. Now the veteran pilot who pulled off the ditching safely says harsh pay cuts are driving experienced pilots from the cockpit.

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Auto task force meets with lawmakers

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Members of an auto industry task force considering the fate of General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC met with lawmakers Tuesday to gather information about the struggling companies.

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Jury orders $78.4M judgment in drug-pricing trial

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Jurors ordered the German-based pharmaceutical company Sandoz Inc. on Tuesday to pay Alabama $78.4 million for causing the state Medicaid program to pay too much for prescription drugs from 1991 to 2005.

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Ex-Atlanta cops sentenced in deadly botched raid

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Three former Atlanta police officers who each pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge in connection with the death of an elderly woman during a botched drug raid were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison.

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Syracuse teen charged with deadly sniper shooting

Updated: 02/24/2009 - A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in a sniper-style slaying of a public works employee in Syracuse, N.Y., after police learned that his friend falsely confessed to the crime.

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Everglades land deal in jeopardy from competition

Updated: 02/24/2009 - A historic land deal aimed at helping restore the dying Everglades, and lauded by Gov. Charlie Crist as "monumental as the creation of our nation's first national park," may end up dead in the water.

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Bernanke: economy suffering 'severe contraction'

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Tuesday the economy is suffering through a "severe contraction" and pledged to use all available tools to lift the country out of the recession that already has cost millions of Americans their jobs.

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Pregnant woman's mom: Boy, 11, made threats

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The mother of a slain pregnant woman says the 11-year-old boy accused in the killing had been making threats about harming her for a while.

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Drive to enfranchise DC clears Senate hurdle

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The District of Columbia's two-century-long wait for a voice in Congress was a step closer to ending Tuesday with a crucial Senate vote to take up legislation giving the capital city's 600,000 residents a full seat in the House.

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Home prices post record annual decline in 4Q

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Home prices tumbled by the steepest annual rate on record in the fourth quarter, two housing indexes showed Tuesday, and the pace of decline continued to gain speed in all but a handful of battered cities.

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Detroit voters choosing top 2 in mayoral primary

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Voters in financially strapped Detroit were deciding Tuesday which two of 15 candidates will advance to a May 5 runoff to replace the disgraced former mayor sent to jail last year.

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Out of Congress and still out of work

Updated: 02/24/2009 - They're out of Congress and still out of work. A handful of incumbents who lost last fall have yet to land new full-time jobs.

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Senate expected to confirm Solis for labor post

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The Senate is expected to confirm Hilda Solis to be President Barack Obama's labor secretary on Tuesday, more than two months after she was first nominated to the post.

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Holder to stay away from Obama speech

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Attorney General Eric Holder will watch Obama's prime-time speech to Congress and the country from a secret location for security reasons.

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AirTran launches fare sale for travel into fall

Updated: 02/24/2009 - In a sign of great uncertainty about demand for air travel this year amid the deep U.S. recession, discount carrier AirTran Airways launched a fare sale to all its destinations Tuesday for flights through the middle of the fall.

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Court: State can stop union political deductions

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Idaho law that bans cities, counties and school districts from allowing payroll deductions for a union's political activities, a blow to labor's political fundraising in that state.

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2 cars derail on Amtrak train, but no one hurt

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Two cars on an Amtrak train headed to Chicago have derailed in northwestern Indiana. No passengers or crew were in the last two cars, so no one was hurt.

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Ex-NC workers plead guilty in tainted syringe case

Updated: 02/24/2009 - Two former workers at a North Carolina plant pleaded guilty for their roles in shipping bacteria-tainted syringes that prosecutors blamed for five deaths and hundreds of infections, and authorities are searching for the company's chief executive.

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Court upholds conviction in guns case

Updated: 02/24/2009 - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a West Virginia man for violating a federal law barring people convicted in domestic violence cases from possessing firearms.

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