Chairman

A passenger check his cell phone while boarding a flight, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Boston.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

FCC chairman says he even opposes in-flight calls

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after setting off an uproar among travelers opposed to the idea of in-flight phone calls, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Chairman backtracked, saying he personally isn’t in […]

11/22/2013

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens while participating in a panel at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, on "The Crisis as a Classic Financial Panic." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Bernanke: Fed has greater power to combat crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the Federal Reserve is drafting rules to close large insolvent banks without bringing down the broader financial system, one of many steps regulators must take to […]

11/08/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

NTSB Chair Updates Penny and Phil About SFO Crash Investigation

this morning at 5:50, National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman, Deborah Hersman checked in with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett to update them on the extensive investigation into Saturday’s crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 […]

07/09/2013

Ben Bernanke

Bernanke will leave in Jan. and other forecasts

(The Associated Press) – Chairman Ben Bernanke is a deft communicator who will leave the Federal Reserve once his second term ends in January and should be succeeded by Vice Chairman Janet Yellen. The rising […]

06/06/2013

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett leads annual meeting like no other

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Before facing questions from a crowd of more than 30,000, billionaire Warren Buffett has started the day being mobbed by fans. Berkshire Hathaway shareholders are treating the 82-year-old investor like a […]

05/04/2013

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Ryan: New GOP budget resembles last year’s plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says that the balanced-budget blueprint he’s releasing next week will look a lot like the plan Republicans passed last year.

03/06/2013

LaFerrari

Ferrari and McLaren unveil hybrid supercars

GENEVA (AP) — Hybrids aren’t just for fuel economy any more. Ferrari and McLaren both on Tuesday unveiled sleek hybrid supercars sculpted from carbon fiber at the Geneva Motor Show.

03/05/2013

Fed official hints at longer period for low rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen says the central bank may keep its key short-term interest rate at a record low even after unemployment falls close to a more normal level.

02/11/2013

Bernanke makes strong defense of Fed rate policies

WASHINGTON (AP) – Chairman Ben Bernanke is offering a sharp defense of the Federal Reserve’s bold policies to stimulate the weak economy, while cautioning Congress to respect its private discussions. Bernanke says the Fed needs […]

10/01/2012