By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company scored a split decision Tuesday when it was named the lead bidder for Residential Capital's loan portfolio in a bankruptcy court auction. But Berkshire Hathaway Inc. lost to another bidder that
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Kayakers surveying Washington state's most remote beaches for debris from last year's Japanese tsunami say they believe they have found part of a house, along with pieces of a washing machine, laundry hamper and child's
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More than 35 years after William Lynch says he and his little brother were molested by a priest during a camping trip in the Santa Cruz Mountains, he will get his longtime wish to face the aging Jesuit in court for the first
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - You won't need a calendar to mark the start of summer in the northeastern U.S.
The National Weather Service forecast potentially record-breaking hot temperatures just as the season officially begins
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ron Barber, who almost died in the Arizona shooting that wounded former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the House.
Barber is a Democrat who won a special election to succeed Giffords, his former boss
By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Octomom" Nadya Suleman's California home was put up for auction Tuesday, but there were no bids so it's been returned to the bank for foreclosure.
Priority Posting and Publishing Inc. required an
By SARAH PARNASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - While schools across the country are letting out this week, class is in session on the National Mall. That is where the College Board set up 857 student desks in the blazing sun Tuesday.
The empty desks - one
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney is throwing his lot in with his party's leadership in Congress, a break with other recent GOP White House seekers who have kept some distance.
On a five-day tour of swing states that
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the nation's most politically active labor unions plans to focus its resources on fewer states this year while working to help re-elect President Barack Obama.
The Service Employees International Union
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Sonic Corp. climbed on Tuesday as an analyst raised the fast food restaurant operator's rating, saying new ads and better product quality should help the company continue to post increases in a key revenue metric.
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