| Jan 30, 2011
Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues
Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
| Feb 16, 2011
| 3:56 PM
If it seems like certain food prices have been inching up, it's not just your imagination. Sugar, beef, pork, and coffee prices have been soaring in international markets and that's beginning to show up in the grocery stores here in Central Indiana....
| Jun 19, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Former Governor Charles "Buddy" Roemer is not known for mincing words and he lived up to that reputation Saturday afternoon. Speaking before a crowd of republicans and conservative leaders at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, he blasted...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 1:51 PM
You could call it "The American Idol of barbershop quartets." Thousands of people are in Kansas City this week for the Barbershop Harmony Society's International Competition. A Kansas City quartet hopes it has what it takes to win it all.
Three Men and...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 9:43 AM
President Obama announced Wednesday that he is nominating Commerce Secretary and former Governor of Washington, Gary Locke as the first Chinese American to serve as ambassador to China.
In a morning appearance at the White House, Obama told reporters...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The United States, the European Union and Japan are filing a challenge with the World Trade Organization against China's export restrictions on minerals that are crucial for the production of many high-tech devices, President Barack Obama announced...
| Aug 20, 2009
Activists in the U.S., as well as Thailand and other developing countries, have accused the Obama administration of blocking greater access to affordable drugs in a bid to win the pharmaceutical companies' support for its healthcare overhaul....
| Sep 4, 2009
The news in the architecture profession has been dominated for much of the summer by a few guardians of homeland and propriety -- one of whom happens to be first in line to the British throne.
In London, a pitched debate continues over efforts by...
| Jul 8, 2010
Juanita M. Kreps, a Duke University economist and administrator who became the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of Commerce, died Monday in Durham, N.C., after a long illness, the school announced. She was 89.
Kreps was the Commerce secretary...
| Aug 10, 2009
Anne Wexler, a well-connected political power broker who founded the first major Washington lobbying firm to be led by a woman and who was considered one of the capital's most influential lobbyists, died Friday of cancer at her home in Washington. She was...
| Jan 25, 2010
Robert Mosbacher, who served as U.S. Commerce secretary under his close friend, President George H.W. Bush, and helped lay the foundation for the North American Free Trade Agreement, has died. He was 82.
Mosbacher died Sunday in Houston after a...
| Jan 13, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama met with Mexican President Felipe Calderon in Washington on Monday to begin work on one of the most vital yet challenging of U.S. relationships.
As a symbol of the ties between the two nations, incoming U.S. presidents...