HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle money-laundering case
Dec. 11, 2012 in Nation/World LONDON (AP) — HSBC avoided a legal battle that could further savage its reputation and undermine confidence in the global banking system by agreeing Tuesday to pay $1.9 billion to …
Right-to-work debate heats up ahead of Mich. vote
Dec. 11, 2012 in Nation/World LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of Michigan showed no sign of cooling … 7
Alan Alda asks scientists to explain: What’s time?
Dec. 11, 2012 in Nation/World MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Professor Alan Alda has a homework assignment for scientists. Yes, that Alan Alda. The actor known for portraying Capt. Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce on the TV … 1
Strauss-Kahn, NYC hotel maid settle her lawsuit
Dec. 11, 2012 in Nation/World NEW YORK (AP) — When a settlement ended the last legal fallout from the sexual assault allegation that sank his political career, Dominique Strauss-Kahn kept his distance. The former International …