Oil giant Chevron has agreed to pay $155 million to Brazil for an oil spill last year that fouled beaches in Rio de Janeiro, officials said Saturday.
Bears and budgets top the list as Congress returns Tuesday from a seven-week election break to a long list of unfinished business.
Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints that the throttles can stick on Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUVS and cause them to crash.
Pilots are getting a break from enduring the stepped-up and intrusive screening of airline passengers that's causing a public outcry.
Spirit Airlines made a deal with its pilots on Wednesday that will end their 5-day-old walkout, the union said.