WASHINGTON - Confronted by record foreclosures, the Federal Reserve is ready to give home buyers more protection from the types of shady lending practices that have contributed to the housing crisis.
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. has rejected Microsoft's latest attempt to buy its online search operations in a ''take or leave it'' proposal that Yahoo said would have dismantled its Internet franchise.
PHILADELPHIA - For more than three decades, the National Governors' Association has assembled on presidential election years as one of its members made a bid for the White House - a Carter or a Reagan, a Dukakis, a Clinton or a Bush.
BAGHDAD - Wajih Hameed is an Iraqi general with an attitude.
WASHINGTON - John Paul Stevens still plays tennis at 88. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 75, works out regularly in the Supreme Court gym.
ARLINGTON, Va. - Meandering through wooded hills, the George Washington Memorial Parkway offers stunning views of the Potomac River and the capital's monuments beyond. It also offers one of the most direct commutes to downtown Washington for suburban residents - and that has brought traffic it was never intended to handle.
PARADISE, Calif. - Many firefighters and homeowners were able to take a collective breath Sunday morning as another town appeared to have been spared from yet another wildfire in the unprecedented California fire season.
NICE, France - Brad Pitt was emotional but calm, Angelina Jolie laughed and chatted. The world's most famous celebrity couple were joined in emotion during the birth of their twins - a boy and a girl - and all ''are doing marvelously well,'' the doctor who delivered the babies in a seaside hospital on the French Riviera said Sunday.
Note: The following was inadvertently left out of the third part of a series on Confederate Cavalry regiments who came from parts of southeast Georgia.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A federal judge has overturned a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to allow oil and gas drilling near a forest and a river in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.
SAN ANTONIO - Three Americans freed after being held more than five years by rebels in Colombia gave thanks Saturday and urged people to not forget other hostages who were left behind.
PARADISE, Calif. - Firefighters ''turned the corner'' Saturday on a wildfire that destroyed part of a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, one of the hundreds of blazes that continue to char huge swaths of California.
NEW ORLEANS - It's the running of the bulls, New Orleans style.
CHICAGO - Everyone knows where Flor Crisostomo lives, even the federal immigration officials who have ordered her deported to Mexico. The reason they haven't detained her is her address - Adalberto United Methodist Church.
HOUSTON - Dr. Michael DeBakey, the world-famous cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered such now-common procedures as bypass surgery and invented a host of devices to help heart patients, has died. He was 99.
Healthcare is more complicated now more than ever.
When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.
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