U.S. Senate passes landmark healthcare plan
The U.S. Senate approved President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare overhaul on Thursday, backing sweeping changes in the medical insurance market and new coverage for tens of millions of uninsured Americans. See full article.
Treasury uncaps credit line for Fannie, Freddie
The Obama administration pledged on Thursday to back beleaguered mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac no matter how big their losses may be in the next three years. See full article.
Jobless claims fall in latest week
The number of workers filing new applications for jobless benefits fell last week to the lowest level in more than 15 months, according to government data on Thursday. See full article.
FTC probes Google's $750 Mil purchase of AdMob
The Federal Trade Commission is launching an investigation into Google's proposed purchase of AdMob, a company specializing in ads for small screens. See full article.
Madoff treated for face, rib injuries-report
Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff was hospitalized late last week and treated for facial fractures, broken ribs and a collapsed lung, a Raleigh, North Carolina television station reported on its Web site on Thursday. See full article.
Where is Santa now? Google can tell you
The Northern American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is partnering with Google to track Santa, so all the world's good boys and girls can follow along online. See full article.