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Topic - Kenneth Feinberg
The same person who managed the fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2011, terror attacks will design and head up a new charity for Boston Marathon bombing survivors and families.
Two more drugs from a specialty pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak are being investigated, U.S. health officials said as they urged doctors to contact patients who received any kind of injection from the company.
Stocks fell Tuesday on concerns that a deal to prevent a default by Greece might fall through.
The financially ailing Washington National Opera opens its new season Saturday following a timely rescue from further decline by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and its president, Michael Kaiser.
The man who oversaw victims' compensation for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the BP PLC oil spill will help Indiana officials decide who gets money donated to help victims of the deadly state fair stage collapse.
The man with the power to grant pardons in Arkansas says he doesn't plan to issue them in the "West Memphis Three" case unless evidence shows someone else was to blame for the murders of three Cub Scouts nearly two decades ago.
Donald Trump believes that the federal deficit and the turmoil it engenders is no mere quagmire, it is an abyss. So says Michael Cohen, special counsel to the billionaire real estate tycoon who still appears to have a calling to re-join the 2012 presidential race.
The Gulf of Mexico should largely recover from BP's oil spill within three years, and all settlement offers to victims who lost revenue from the disaster will be based on that assessment, the administrator of the $20 billion compensation fund said Wednesday.
The Gulf of Mexico could be largely recovered from the effects of the massive BP oil spill by 2014, the Obama administration's point man in charge of the firm's $20 billion victims' compensation fund said Wednesday.
The administrator of the $20 billion fund BP set up to compensate Gulf oil spill victims is using money from it to pay for advice from a law professor who backs his assertion that he is independent from the oil giant.
Three military veterans who were discharged under the law that prohibits gays from serving openly in uniform sued the government Monday to be reinstated and to pressure lawmakers to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law before a new Congress is sworn in.
Eight months after the BP spill, Gulf Coast beaches may be clean, but local businesses are dying from a summer tourist season that was covered in oil. Unlike Tony Hayward, whose lack of sensitivity to victims was a national spectacle, BP claims czar Kenneth Feinberg so far has eluded criticism for his mishandling of a flawed claims system.
Victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill should start getting bigger payments faster, the administrator of the fund set up to help them said Saturday.
For 5-year-old Andrew Polasky, being loud has paid off. Andrew was the winner of last weekend's moose-calling contest at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage.
Two top Democratic strategists said Sunday that President Obama has the nation moving in the right direction, downplaying polls that suggest Republicans have a big edge heading into November's midterm election.
Mediator Kenneth Feinberg said those victims will get 70 percent of the money, or about $200,000 each, based on current donations.
Mr. Feinberg said claims for the funds are due by Nov. 1.