A.J. Daverede wheels a cart loaded with document boxes into his office at the National Archives."This is them," he says. "Eleven boxes constitute the entirety of the report of the Vietnam Task Force. You just start here: box one."
The Federal Reserve will take some extraordinary action Wednesday when, for the first time in the central bank's history, its chairman will hold a full-fledged press conference.Ben Bernanke's afternoon appearance before reporters marks the start of what looks to be a permanent shift.
Federal Aviation Administration chief Randy Babbitt is visiting air traffic control facilities across the country this week, meeting with controllers about an issue that has gotten the agency a lot of unwanted publicity lately: sleeping on the job.At least a half-dozen controllers have been reported
Over the past few months, Ohio has had its share of fighting over public sector unions' collective bargaining rights.Earlier this year, thousands marched on the statehouse in Columbus, but those protests didn't get unions or their Democratic supporters very far.
Standard & Poor's, a big ratings agency, is getting nervous about the United States' ability to pay its debt.The agency lowered its outlook for the U.S. to negative this morning. That's essentially a warning.It means that the U.S. is still a super-safe country to lend money to, in S&P's view.