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Wall Street: Obama's Bank Crackdown Signals Policy Shift

WASHINGTON D.C.—President Obama's new proposals to crack down on Wall Street - first the new tax on big banks last week, then Thursday's new restrictions on big banks - signal a somewhat new approach to financ

Haiti: Returning to Work Helps Survivors Deal with Grief

PORT-AU-PRINCE — For once, business as usual is a good thing in Haiti.

Obama Seen as Anti-Business by 77% of U.S. Investors

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) — U.S. investors overwhelmingly see President Barack Obama as anti-business and question his ability to manage a financial crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey.

First Tea Party convention draws fire from its own members

The convention is being held at a fancy resort, features $550 ticket prices, a steak and lobster dinner and a guest speaker with a $100,000 speaking fee.

Cowboys sign Phillips to extenstion

IRVING, Texas — Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys' history, has some job security.

200,000 Haitian migrants could file for Temporary Protected Status

The Obama administration is preparing to handle applications from as many as 200,000 undocumented Haitian immigrants who want to live and work legally in the United States under a new immigration program unveiled la

Edwards admits he fathered videographer's child

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards finally admitted Thursday he fathered a child during an affair before his second White House bid, dropping long-standing denials just ahead of a book by a former

Jay-Z's charitable surprise

MTV Networks' "Hope for Haiti" telethon (airing Friday with George Clooney as host) is becoming a huge global event with more and more celebrities signing on to perform or present from over the world.

Dems' Massachusetts loss clouds Pelosi's future

Washington - — If the late Edward Kennedy's Massachusetts Senate seat isn't safe for Democrats, is Nancy Pelosi's speakership of the House safe?

AT&T and Verizon battle for customers

Verizon and AT&T, the two largest cell phone carriers in the U.S. are gearing up for a price war over cell phone service fees.