U.S. President Barack Obama Sunday signed the health bill for Sept. 11 workers while on vacation in Hawaii, the White House said.
Harsh winter storms from the Southwest to the East Coast may have put a significant damper on retails sales over the holiday season, but they did not affect robust sales in online shopping.
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler capped off a
comeback year for the U.S. car industry, on Tuesday reporting strong
sales in the year's final month, while Japanese giant Toyota still
lagged in the United States in the wake of its recall scandal.
With sales of its iPhones, iPads and iPods
continuing to soar, Apple's valuation is now over $300 billion, making it the only company besides oil giant Exxon to break
Jerry Brown asked Californians for "courage and sacrifice" today after being sworn in as the state's governor, replacing outgoing Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Bank of America disclosed Monday that it expects its write offs of toxic mortgages to total $5 billion.