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Bernanke says Regulatory Overhaul Needed

Updated: 03/10/2009 - The nation's financial regulatory system must be overhauled to strengthen oversight of banks, mutual funds and large financial institutions whose collapse would put the entire economy in peril, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.

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Pandit: Citi Operating at Profit through February

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Citigroup Inc. has been operating at a profit through the first two months of the year, according to a letter that the embattled bank's chief executive sent to employees.

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European Markets Buoyed by Citigroup Hopes

Updated: 03/10/2009 - European markets rallied Monday on hopes that the worst may be over for Citigroup after a leaked memo from the company's chief executive Vikram Pandit indicated that the troubled U.S. banking giant enjoyed its best financial performance in over a year during the first two months of 2009.

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China: Activity By Confronted US Ship Was Illegal

Updated: 03/10/2009 - A U.S. Navy mapping ship confronted by Chinese vessels over the weekend was operating illegally in China's exclusive economic zone, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, in Beijing's first formal comment on the latest friction between the two militaries.

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Stem Cell Decision Exposes Religious Divides

Updated: 03/10/2009 - The embryonic stem cell research debate is steeped with religious arguments, with some faith traditions convinced the research amounts to killing innocent life, others citing the moral imperative to alleviate suffering, and plenty of religious believers caught somewhere in between.

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More Charges Filed In Palin E-mail Hacking Case

Updated: 03/10/2009 - A University of Tennessee student charged with hacking into the personal e-mail account of Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and former Republican vice presidential nominee, pleaded not guilty Monday to three more charges in the case.

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1 In 50 American Children Experiences Homelessness

Updated: 03/10/2009 - One of every 50 American children experiences homelessness, according to a new report that says most states have inadequate plans to address the worsening and often-overlooked problem.

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China On Alert For Unrest On Key Tibet Anniversary

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Authorities in Tibet and restive parts of western China were on heightened alert Tuesday for possible unrest on the 50th anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule as the Dalai Lama said Tibet had become "hell on earth" under Beijing's control.

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Biden Warns Of 'Deteriorating' Afghan Situation

Updated: 03/10/2009 - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged NATO members to jointly confront al-Qaida and other extremist groups in Afghanistan where he said instability threatens all of the alliance's members equally.

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Oil Rises to near $48 as OPEC Signals Supply Cuts

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Oil rose to near $48 a barrel Tuesday in Asia after OPEC signaled it will likely announce another production cut within days, adding to large supply reductions the cartel has already implemented.

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The Obama Budget Faces Tests from Party Barons

Updated: 03/09/2009 - What the Democratic barons of Congress liked best about President Obama’s audacious budget was his invitation to fill in the details. They have started by erasing some of his.

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Holly Madison, Melissa Rycroft join `Dancing'

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend Holly Madison and "The Bachelor" reject Melissa Rycroft each have a new potential love in their lives: "Dancing With the Stars."

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Merck Buying Schering-Plough in a $41.1B Deal

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Merck & Co. is buying Schering-Plough Corp. for $41.1 billion in a deal that gives Merck key new businesses, access to a promising pipeline of new products and the chance to further cut costs, including eliminating about 16,000 jobs.

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Dow Moves Forward on Buyout of Rohm & Haas

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Dow Chemical reached a tentative deal Monday to complete its disputed $15 billion buyout of Rohm & Haas. The combined company will shed thousands of additional jobs and freeze salaries this year.

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