One family submitted necessary paperwork for a loan modification to Bank of America but was told they wouldn't qualify until a letter arrived recently that admitted the bank had made a mistake. Regulators are now trying to address the problem...
A curator describes Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party" as a painting of the perfect meal where the food doesn't really matter.
While the economy has dominated the presidential race, a Republican debate this weekend put the focus on foreign affairs. The GOP presidential candidates tried to draw sharp contrasts with Obama, criticizing his handling of Iran, China and suspected...
The decision means the Obama administration no longer has to make a tough decision on whether to allow the oil pipeline to pass through an environmentally sensitive aquifer.
In a letter, French President Nicolas Sarkozy offered his friendship to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Last week, Sarkozy was caught by an open microphone calling Netanyahu "a liar."
While Congress takes a fall recess, US Rep. John Barrow is working his new district in eastern Georgia. The Democratic incumbent could face a tough re-election battle next year. Republican state lawmakers re-drew his 12th District to carve out his...
If you tuned into the CBS/National Journal debate Saturday night hoping for a reprise of the drama created earlier in the week by Texas Gov. Rick Perry's now-legendary "oops" gaffe, you were destined for disappointment.
Under the law, the federal government is bound to recognize only those marriages between a man and a woman. A Senate committee has passed a measure that would change that, but resistance from Republicans means for now, any change is more likely to...
Billings, Mont., has its share of natural resources. But residents attribute their ability to weather the economic storm to a diversification of services beyond oil like agriculture, financial services and health care. "It's just a great...
The rental market provides an alternative for many owners whose homes aren't selling during the housing downtown. But being a landlord can have unanticipated challenges.