In other news, 4 U.S. soldiers were killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, and a Brazilian navy helicopter recovered the first wreckage from an Air France flight that was lost over the Atlantic Ocean Sunday.
In other news, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned of the detrimental effects of long-term soaring deficits, and the Brazilian military found more wreckage from an Air France jetliner that disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean Sunday.
In other news, Brazilian pilots found evidence of flight wreckage in the Atlantic Ocean along an Air France's flight path that disappeared en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris Sunday, and an American soldier was killed by a roadside…
In other news, markets rose despite General Motors' bankruptcy filing, and four U.S. soldiers were killed in 2 separate roadside bombings west of Kabul.
In other news, General Motors neared a deadline to submit a restructuring plan and markets rose at the close of the week on Wall Street.
In other news, the Labor Department reported that jobless claims fell, and orders for high-cost factory goods and new home sales rose in April.
In the day's other news, General Motors moved one step closer to bankruptcy as bondholders rejected the company's offer to trade bond debt for G.M. stock, and Chrysler's lawyers asked a federal bankruptcy court to allow it to sell the…
In other news, the California Supreme Court upheld the state's ban on gay marriage in a 6-1 decision, and U.S. consumer confidence soared to its highest level in May since last September.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad challenged President Obama to a debate if he is re-elected as Iran's president next month, and in Pakistan, the Taliban has called for refugees to return to the Swat Valley. At Arlington Cemetery, President Obama paid…
In other news, President Obama signed a bill approving sweeping changes for the credit card industry aimed at helping cardholders.
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