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Kagan's Short Paper TrailStill Fodder for Critics

High Court nominee was never a judge but still made decisions likely to draw fire — like banning military recruiters from Harvard Law, calling Socialist demise 'sad'

Kagan 'Supremely Qualified'— With No Experience?

She's never served on a bench, but that doesn't mean Elena Kagan will be Obama's Harriet Miers, backers say

Fannie: Thanks, May We Have Another?

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae suffers $13 billion in losses in first quarter, asks Treasury for $8 billion infusion

Wall Street Rebounds

Dow up over 400 points in morning trading after Europe unveils plan to keep Greek debt panic from spreading

Cash for Caulkers: Worth Your Money?

The House passed a bill to offer thousands of dollars in rebates to homeowners who want to make their homes 'greener.' Cost: Up to $6.6 billion of your money

84 Killed in Rash of Violence Across Iraq

Car bombs and drive-by shootings claim dozens of lives as insurgents target security checkpoints | VIDEO

$1 Trillion to Save Europe

Central banks around the world join coordinated effort to prop up the embattled euro and prevent Europe's debt crisis from derailing the global economic recovery

$1 Trillion to Save Europe

Central banks around the world join coordinated effort to prop up the embattled euro and prevent Europe's debt crisis from derailing the global economic recovery

New Terror Tactics

U.S. officials may review handling of the ever-evolving war against Al Qaeda and its affiliates, including the right to remain silent | VIDEO

Speculation Swirls Over Court Pick

One candidate for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens' seat earning most attention as decision looms