| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:17 AM
China’s foreign trade situation will face “continuing severity” this year, according to Commerce Minister Chen Deming in a statement Monday.
But, “if lucky,” imports and exports could still grow about 10%, according to a...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country is a lot of things, including “the economic engine and … the anchor of stability in Europe.” But what Germany is not, she said, is Superman, sweeping in with euro zone deposit guarantees and...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:03 PM
President Barack Obama and his family started their weekend in Chicago by walking from their Kenwood home to spend time with some neighbors.
On Saturday they are expected to attend the wedding of the daughter of their friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:25 PM
The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.
While the White...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:19 PM
President Barack Obama left his house in the city's Kenwood neighborhood at about 6 p.m and headed to O'Hare International Airport. As his motorcade left, neighbors and others lined parts of the street, waving goodbye and snapping photos.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
On the 200th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war on Britain and its colonies, representatives of the United States, Britain and Canada gathered at Fort McHenry to sign a "declaration of peace."
"Much … has changed in 200 years," Navy...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:24 AM
It’s not just G20 politicians worrying about the economy. Major companies such as Procter & Gamble Co. and FedEx Corp. are wringing their hands – and slashing their forecasts.
P&G, the world’s largest maker of consumer goods, cut its...
| Jun 21, 2012
Hey, did you hear the joke about the world leader who had the answer to the global economic crisis? Well, there you go -- now you have.
Remember the old days, when leaders of developed nations would hold summits to decide how to solve the plight of the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing.
Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Distracted driving is being blamed for what police are calling a "tragic incident" Sunday night in Minooka that claimed the life of a 15-year-old girl and left her classmate in serious condition, police said.
Elizabeth Daniels, 15, of Channahon, was...
| Oct 6, 2011
The Influential Gas Industry ... ... pressure group has added some bodies -- and just in time for this fall's wrangling over an impact fee for drillers. The new players are: Amber Benzon, Director, Government Affairs. She'll be based in......