Black, Latino Voter Registration Plummets

The number of blacks and Hispanics registered to vote has dropped precipitously since the 2008 election, diminishing two bastions of Democratic support that could prove crucial in what promises to be a tight presidential race.

BP Earnings Fall As Gulf Spill Costs Continue To Weigh

BP Plc (BP.L) reported a bigger-than-expected profit drop on the back of a fall in production prompted by the need to sell oil fields to pay for the Gulf of Mexico disaster, raising concerns about the oil group's turnaround plan.

SNOPA Bill Stops Employers From Requiring Employee Facebook Passwords

Two members of Congress introduced a bill on Friday that would ban employers from requiring employees to hand over their social networking account information. The Social Network Online Protection Act was introduced by Democratic Congressman Eliot Engel of New York and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of Illinois.