Gallery: Government shutdown: Democrats and Republicans have so far failed to reach an agreement on the 2011 federal budget, increasing the likelihood of the first government shutdown in more than 15 years.. By Paul Kane, Perry Bacon Jr. and Philip ... Video: Progress, but No Deal to Avert Shutdown
A street sits deserted in Minamisoma, Japan, 12 miles from the Fukushima power plant. By Bill Powell, editor-at-largeApril 7, 2011: 5:33 AM ET FORTUNE -- In ordinary times, Minamisoma ("south" Minami) is a bustling little city of about 71000 that sits ... Video: Japan nuclear crisis 'breakthrough'
Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's internationally recognized president surrounded the home of incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo Thursday following sporadic clashes between the two sides overnight. Video: Gbagbo says palace assault was assassination attempt
By Shrikesh Laxmidas and Andrei Khalip LISBON, April 7 (Reuters) - Portuguese bank stocks rallied on Thursday after the caretaker government requested European financial aid and analysts saying a deal could be negotiated quickly despite a political ... Video: EU vows speedy bailout help for Portugal
Immigrants in a boat are helped as they arrive in Lampedusa harbor off the southern Italian island on March 30, 2011. Milan, Italy (CNN) -- Rescue crews continued their search Thursday for more than 200 people after the boat they were in capsized in ... Video: Migrant boat sinks off Libya; at least 200 missing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - More than three years after Barry Bonds was first indicted, his federal trial is finally nearing its end. Bonds' lawyers and federal prosecutors will spend several hours Thursday delivering their closing arguments to the jury of ... Video: Defense Rests in the Barry Bonds Perjury Trial
Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of televisions and flat screens, reported first-quarter profit fell 34 percent after weakening consumer demand pushed down prices of TVs and liquid-crystal ... Video: Samsung Galaxy Prevail (Boost Mobile) live first-look
The NFL takes center stage today in Minneapolis, exactly two months from when it took center stage in Dallas. No, not in the collapsed Metrodome but rather in the courtroom of Judge Susan Nelson, who becomes the key player in the NFL. Video: NFL Players Take Battle to Courts