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CEOs of troubled banks still got fat paychecks

Banks that are getting taxpayer bailouts awarded their top executives nearly $1.6 billion in salaries, bonuses, and other benefits last year, an Associated Press analysis reveals.

The rewards came…

Wall Street flies high in corporate jets

Crisscrossing the country in corporate jets may no longer fly in Detroit after car executives got a…

Automakers get the money but now what?

President George W.…

Mark Felt, Watergate’s ‘Deep Throat’ dead at 95

W. Mark Felt, the former FBI second-in-command who revealed himself as "Deep Throat" 30 years after he tipped off reporters to the Watergate scandal…

Blackwater may be thrown out of Iraq

Blackwater Worldwide, the company of mercenaries that ran amok in the Iraq war and gunned down civilians in an incident that brough worldwide condemnation and indictments against several of its…

Impeachment panel awaits Blago’s shyster

An impeachment inquiry against Gov. Rod Blagojevich hit a speed bump shortly after getting under way, with state lawmakers seeking guidance from federal prosecutors and postponing any real action until…

When in doubt, slash interest rates

As unemployment rises painfully higher and nest eggs are shattered, the Federal Reserve is prepared slash a key interest rate — perhaps to an…

Rich turn to pawn shops to raise cash

Whether it's a Tiffany diamond or a three-year-old lawnmower, more and more Americans from all social classes are pawning their possessions to make ends meet.

Pawn shop owners see…

Auto makers await news on fate

Detroit automakers are awaiting a financial lifeline from the White House to provide short-term stability to two companies on the brink of collapse which the Bush administration is currently working…

Illinois lawmakers look for ways to oust Blago

Republicans and Democrats alike are calling for Illinois lawmakers to begin impeachment proceedings against Gov. Rod Blagojevich, saying the step is necessary to restore public confidence in state government.