Spill chief OKs plan to force cement down oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal official in charge of the Gulf oil spill says he has approved BP's plan to pump cement down the throat of the blown-out Gulf o..
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BP to begin forcing cement down well in next day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP officials say they plan to begin forcing cement down the blown-out Gulf oil well in the next day. The announcement came ..
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FDA moves toward tighter medical device oversight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Makers of X-ray machines, drug pumps and other medical devices would have to submit more safety information to win federal approval under a..
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Countrywide makes largest settlement in mortgage meltdown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Countrywide Financial Corp. agreed to pay $600 million to settle shareholder lawsuits in the largest payout so far from the mortgage meltdown.U.S. District Judge..
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On water, 'static kill' appears to be going well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — A leader of the operation to plug up the blown-out oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico says the process is going well. ..
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Housing market still struggles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase homes dropped in June, as the weak economy and tight lending standards kept consumers away from the housing ..
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Interior official: Drill ban may be lifted early

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration hopes to lift a freeze on deepwater drilling well before its scheduled Nov. 30 expiration date, the nation's top d..
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US auto sales rise in July, thanks to ads, credit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DETROIT (AP) — Summer promotions and easier credit lured shoppers back to car buying last month, a relief to an industry worried about June's sales slowdown...
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Economic recovery falls to thrifty consumers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — American shoppers are being careful about how much they spend, and that's making businesses cautious about hiring. For the e..
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Countrywide settlement pays fraction to investors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former shareholders of fallen mortgage giant Countrywide Financial Corp. are in line to recoup a fraction of their investments now that a L..
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BP: Upcoming Kill May Work Without Relief Wells

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Relief Wells to be Completed as Planned, But Well Could Be Stopped With Lines Running From Ship
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Sidney Harman Agrees to Buy Newsweek

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Audio Equipment Co. Founder Will Buy Magazine from Washington Post; Magazine\'s Top Editor Jon Meacham to Step Down
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Video: How Airline Profits Took Off

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fliers this summer have witnessed increased ticket prices and fees, with few bargains. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenburg reports that this has led to soaring profits for the airline industry.
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Airlines Reap Sky-High Profits From Fares, Fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

While Customers May Be Unhappy With Soaring Fares, Airlines Are Enjoying Big Windfall
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Video: BP Close to Permanent Seal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Engineers from BP claim the new \"Static Kill\" program will work to permanently seal the well which first started gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico over three months ago. Don Teague reports.
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Video: Pension Problem in Calif.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two disgraced city officials in Bell, Calif. who were forced to resign after receiving exorbitant salaries are now expected to receive exorbitant pensions. John Blackstone reports from San Francisco.
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Stock Market Begins August Sharply Higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Economic Reports from China, Europe - Plus Good News on U.S. Manufacturing - Boost Major Indexes
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Gulf Oil Plug Attempt Looms amid Small Leaks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Minor Leaks Spring near Blown-Out Well; BP Crews to Test whether Company Can Proceed with \"Static Kill\" Plan
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Bernanke: Long Road Back to Economic Health

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Fed Chief Says Worst of Financial Crisis Is Over But U.S. Still Has \"Considerable Way to Go\"
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BP Tests Well Ahead of "Static Kill" Attempt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

\"Beginning of the End\" in Sight as 1st Step to Permanently Seal BP\'s Broken Well Looms
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