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CIA boss: Cheney wants a new terrorist attack

CIA director Leon Panetta says it's almost as if former vice president Dick Cheney would like to see another attack on the United States to prove he is right in…

More unemployment benefits = no food stamps

When President Barack Obama increased unemployment benefits as part of his economic stimulus, he also made some Americans ineligible for hundreds of dollars a month in food stamps.

Under…

Lone terrorists are hard to stop

An elderly man enters a crowded museum carrying a rifle and begins shooting. A young man in Arkansas pulls the trigger outside a military recruiting office. Another man opens fire…

As protests roar, Ahmadinejad declares victory

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday his re-election was "real and free" and cannot be questioned — despite accusations of mass voter fraud.

Ahmadinejad made the comments Sunday during…

A history of hate for Halocaust Museum shooter

A frustrated artist and an angry man, the suspect in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting once tried to kidnap members of the Federal Reserve board, a "caper" thwarted when…

It’s official: Swine flu is a pandemic

The World Health Organization declared a swine flu pandemic Thursday — the first global flu epidemic in 41 years — as infections in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America…

Investigators find Feds threatened bank CEO

Congressional investigators say they have seen internal documents that prove the Federal Reserve threatened to force the ouster of Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis if he didn't follow through…

California nears financial meltdown

California's government risks a financial "meltdown" within 50 days in light of its weakening May revenues unless Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers quickly plug a $24.3 billion budget gap, the…

Feds find few signs of economic recovery

The slumping US economy is showing only spotty signs of recovery, with overall conditions still weak, the Federal Reserve said in its Beige Book report Wednesday.

The central bank…

New Chrysler, same as old Chrysler?

Chrysler may have been granted a fresh start, but it still faces old problems: how to sell enough cars and realign its fleet away from the trucks and SUVs consumers…