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Worldwide, public trust in government, business at all-time low

Worldwide, public trust in government, business at all-time low

Public trust in business, government and media leaders has fallen in the wake of financial and political scandals, according to a new global survey. Heads of financial institutions did particularly…

With second swearing in, Obama kicks off another term

With second swearing in, Obama kicks off another term

His second term already under way, President Barack Obama aims to set an optimistic tone when he takes the oath again to lead a divided nation seeking solutions to economic…

Senate Democrats promise something rare: An actual federal budget

Senate Democrats promise something rare: An actual federal budget

Democrats are looking to make new revenue part of the Senate’s first budget in almost four years, which will be released soon after the start of President Barack Obama’s second…

The ‘ace of cakes’ cooks up something special for Obama

The ‘ace of cakes’ cooks up something special for Obama

Baltimore celebrity baker Duff Goldman says the cake he’s baking for President Barack Obama’s inaugural ball is going to be more elegant than crazy, full of stars and stripes and…

New Republican House marked more for weakness than power

New Republican House marked more for weakness than power

Celebration doesn’t seem to be high on the agenda as House Republicans, their majority renewed by the voters last fall, lay the groundwork for another challenge to President Barack Obama…

Cardinals star Stan ‘the man’ Musial dead at 92

Cardinals star Stan ‘the man’ Musial dead at 92

No last name necessary. A slew of batting titles. Corkscrew stance. Humble. A gentleman. All-around good guy. Stan the Man. Stanley Frank Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals star who was…

New Miss America may be a no show at Obama inaugural

New Miss America may be a no show at Obama inaugural

Mallory Hagan says her first week as Miss America has been amazing, but she’s not sure she’s going to Inauguration Day because of the weather. Hagan said in an interview…

Obama kicks off a whirlwind weekend

Obama kicks off a whirlwind weekend

President Barack Obama is heading up a National Day of Service at the start of a whirlwind weekend of inaugural events that mark the end of his historic first term…

Republicans to skip Obama inaugural, head out of town

Republicans to skip Obama inaugural, head out of town

For many Republicans, this is a good weekend to get away from it all. With hundreds of thousands of Democrats traveling to nation’s capital for President Barack Obama’s swearing-in ceremonies,…

Finally, a little emotion from Lance Armstrong

Finally, a little emotion from Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong finally cracked. Not while expressing deep remorse or regrets, though there was plenty of that in Friday night’s second part of Armstrong’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. It wasn’t…