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US: N Korea still moving to restart reactor

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The State Department says a U.S. diplomat's trip to North Korea has not stopped the North from moving to restore its disabled nuclear reactor.

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Bailout bill gains momentum on House floor

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Party leaders are sounding hopeful, as the House prepares for a vote on the financial industry bailout. A vote is expected very soon, and you can watch the debate and the vote live on VolunteerTV.com, just CLICK HERE.

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Vick lawyers ask for mediator in bankruptcy case

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Lawyers for jailed quarterback Michael Vick are asking a federal bankruptcy judge to appoint a mediator to help settle his financial obligations with creditors.

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Jewish Army trainee says he was beaten

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Army officials at Fort Benning are investigating the claims of a Jewish soldier in basic training who says he was beaten days after complaining of religious discrimination.

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Democrats question independence of prosecutor

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Democrats are questioning the independence of a special prosecutor named to investigate whether laws were broken in the partisan political firings of U.S. attorneys.

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Bailout bill picking up momentum in House

Posted: 10/03/2008 - An unprecedented government bailout of the financial industry is gaining ground in the House after a week of tumult on Wall Street and in Washington. Leaders in both political parties express optimism that the $700 billion measure will clear Congress by day's end.

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Cleveland Cliffs gets investor support for buyout

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The largest shareholder of Cleveland Cliffs has lost the fight to buy more shares of the iron ore miner, a move that would have allowed the hedge fund to block Cleveland Cliffs' proposed buyout of Alpha Natural Resources for $4 billion.

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Death toll uncertain after van-truck collision

Updated: 10/03/2008 - Authorities are frantically trying to sort out how many people died when a prison van collided with a tractor-trailer early Friday morning on a rural highway outside Montgomery, Alabama.

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Husband, 2nd man held in female soldier's stabbing

Updated: 10/03/2008 - The husband of a female soldier found stabbed to death near her home has been arrested in her death, as has an accomplice that authorities say he hired to kill his wife.

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Wells Fargo agrees to buy Wachovia, Citi objects

Updated: 10/03/2008 - Wachovia says it agreed to be acquired by San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal. But Citigroup now demands that Wachovia abide by the terms of its earlier deal to buy Wachovia's banking operations.

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Senator urges DOJ to monitor Google, Yahoo deal

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A key senator is urging the Justice Department to keep up its investigation into the antitrust implications of the Internet advertising partnership that Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. plan to launch this month.

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Changes to bailout may not sway NC House members

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Senate changes to a financial institution bailout appear unlikely to convince many of North Carolina's nine congressmen who voted against the package to now embrace it.

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