Barack Obama did more than thump John McCain in the Electoral College tally; he also handily won the popular vote and redrew the great divide between red states and blue states.
While countries around the world struggle to cope with a looming recession, a bank in commodities-rich Kazakhstan is shaking off the downturn and launching a new credit card aimed at the nation's multi-millionaires.
In a move that is sure to put to rest the notion that there are no second acts in American life, former Bear Stearns chief risk officer Michael Alix has landed a job in the office of the Federal Reserve charged with assessing the safety and soundness of domestic banking institutions.
A Muslim catering manager has accused the Metropolitan Police of religious discrimination as he was told he may have to handle sausages and bacon.
My friend Lori used to lose weight using a method she developed herself, one she called the CWAC diet: coffee, water, alcohol, and cigarettes. Though the regimen no doubt wrought havoc on her body, one thing was certain: It worked.
A "defective escalator" caused overcrowding which forced the closure of a Tube station near a new shopping centre, Transport for London said.
Giant JPMorgan Chase (JPM) announced on Oct. 31 that it is sharply ramping up its efforts to restructure the loans in its massive mortgage portfolio. For the next 90 days, JPMorgan will not place any new homes into foreclosure.
"The assignment was to draw a scary mask or picture - basically a Halloween activity," Harold said. Fifth-grader Jordan Hood thought the bloody vampire he drew in art class was scary, but because of the drawing they required Jordan to undergo psychological testing with Gateway Mental Health.
Can we start talking about how McCain and Obama are both bad for our country now?
It's the 17th bank failure this year. Freedom Bank was shut down Friday, and all the branch locations are right here on the Suncoast.
Freedom Bank had three branches in Bradenton, and one branch in Sarasota. The FDIC took over the bank Friday as soon as banking hours were finished.