Kwame Holman reports on a Senate hearing examining harsh interrogation methods used on some detainees.
Lawmakers and a whistle-blower blasted the Securities and Exchange Commission during Congressional hearings into the case of Bernard Madoff, a Wall Street investor accused of massive fraud. Kwame Holman reports.
Congress questioned federal regulators during a hearing Monday about why so many warning signs surrounding the business dealings of Wall Street investor Bernard Madoff went unnoticed. New York Times reporter Alex Berenson details the latest developments.
By the week's end, lawmakers will review business plans submitted Tuesday by Detroit's Big Three. Ford CEO Alan Mulally explains his auto company's proposal to avoid bankruptcy.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks assess the latest changes to the implementation of the $700 billion federal rescue plan, the Obama administration's ongoing transition process and other news of the week.
To prevent 1.5 million U.S. homes from facing foreclosure, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. made a proposal Friday for lenders, backed by the government, to modify struggling borrowers' loans. A New York Times reporter discusses the agency's plan plus resistance…
During Friday's Congressional hearing about changes to the focus of the $700 billion federal bailout, lawmakers in both parties criticized the latest modifications by Treasury. Judy Woodruff wraps up the latest.
Gender, race and nationality are identities that we are born into, but essayist Clarence Page reflects on our self-imposed boxes and what happens when we try to break out of them.
British Petroleum in Alaska officials fielded questions at a House hearing on the factors that forced them to shut down pipelines at Prudhoe Bay and what caused a large-scale spill.
In the face of close questioning by senators, Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, President Bush's nominee for CIA director, strongly defended a domestic eavesdropping program Thursday, saying it protected the country against terrorism and did not violate Americans' civil rights.
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