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Kevyn Orr: Detroit's financial emergency over

DETROIT (AP) — Kevyn Orr has agreed to step down as Detroit's emergency manager, saying in a letter released Tuesday that the city will no longer be in a financial emergency once it exits bankruptcy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014

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Congress relaxes whole grain standards for schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014

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Brutal CIA questioning didn't work, report says

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate investigators delivered a damning indictment of CIA interrogations Tuesday, accusing the spy agency of inflicting suffering on prisoners beyond its legal limits and peddling unsubstantiated stories that the harsh questioning saved American lives.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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IG: IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Lima climate talks set for record carbon footprint

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The current U.N. climate talks will be the first to neutralize all the greenhouse gas pollution they generate, offset by host country Peru's protection of forest at three different reserves, organizers say.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Citigroup to take $3.5 billion charge this quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup said Tuesday that it will incur charges of $3.5 billion in the fourth quarter to cover legal and restructuring costs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

WASHINGTON (AP) €” It's the new career trade-off:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

 

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Residents of a suburban community adjacent to a small, regional airport said they don't give much thought to the jets that fly over their homes daily.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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