The U.S. Senate is preparing to debate how best to jump-start the economy after House lawmakers narrowly passed a Republican-backed economic stimulus package providing over $100 billion in tax relief.
The United States today more than doubled the number of individuals and organizations whose financial assets are to be frozen due to their suspected ties to terrorist organizations.
Facing an anemic economy and the highest unemployment figures since 1992, the Bush administration is urging Congress to support a $75 billion stimulus plan.
By PBS NewsHour
The following is the text of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373, restricting the financing of terrorist activities.
Layoffs of tens of thousands of employees at American and United Airlines, which come in response to slow traffic after last week's hijackings, are the latest blow to the crippled aviation industry.
Despite a federal rate cut and rallying cries for patriotism, the New York Stock Exchange plummeted during it's first day open since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11.
The U.S. Justice Department announced today that it would not seek the breakup of Microsoft Corp and would strive to wrap up the three-year-old case "as quickly as possible."…
By News Desk
The observance of Labor Day began over 100 years ago.
Nearly 180 nations agreed to details of a pact to combat global warming Monday, leaving the United States isolated after marathon negotiations.
By PBS NewsHour
Paul Solman explores Cuba's market reforms and the effect of the U.S. trade embargo.
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