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Federal prosecutors have completed a wide-ranging investigation into John Edwards' political dealings and could indict the two-time Democratic presidential candidate within days, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
The White House is hoping to strong-arm banks into paying off the mortgages of irresponsible homeowners at the expense of the rest of us. The idea is to tap financial institutions to create an unregulated $20 billion slush fund to pay off the principal for people who are upside-down and delinquent on their housing payments. Political appointees in the Obama administration would get to choose the winners and losers in the house pay-off lottery.
Nearly 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, the government's top high court lawyer now says one of his predecessors concealed critical information that could have tipped the cases the other way.
The Department of Justice is trying to halt H&R Block's plans to acquire the creator of TaxACT software, saying the deal would leave just two major competitors in the do-it-yourself tax-preparation market.
The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from Guantanamo detainees who fear they may be tortured or jailed if they are released from the U.S. naval base in Cuba.
Herman Cain has run a pizza chain, hosted a talk radio show and sparred with Bill Clinton over health care. He's never held elected office. Now the tea party favorite wants to be president.
VeriFone Systems Inc., Hypercom Corp. and Ingenico SA have abandoned plans for Hypercom to sell its U.S. payment systems business to Ingenico SA in order to alleviate antitrust concerns about VeriFone's proposed purchase of the rest of Hypercom.
Despite their deepening political divide, the United States and Saudi Arabia quietly are expanding defense ties on a vast scale, led by a little-known project to develop an elite force to protect the kingdom's oil riches and future nuclear sites.
NCAA President Mark Emmert told the Justice Department Wednesday that its questions about the lack of a playoff system for college football are best directed to another group _ the Bowl Championship Series.