Minn. GOP, former chairman fined over recount Campaign finance regulators have fined the Minnesota Republican Party, former chairman Tony Sutton and a separate corporation over the financing of recount in the 2010 governor's race.5:20 p.m.
Week In Politics: Romney At Bain, NAACP
Melissa Block speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and syndicated columnist Mona Charen. They discuss Romney defending his record at Bain Capital and the NAACP convention.
Struggling Families Lift Themselves Out Of Poverty
An Oakland, Calif., nonprofit group encourages low-income families to figure out for themselves what they need to get ahead, and then helps them achieve their goals. Its pilot program for low-income families is proving to be a promising new approach to an old problem.
Mass Killing Makes For One Of Syria's Bloodiest Days
There has been another mass killing in central Syria where estimates of the dead range from 40 people to more than 200. United Nations monitors confirm Syrian government forces bombarded a village near Hama. Syrian activists say after the shelling, militiamen from the Alawite sect moved in, killing dozens of Sunni villagers.
Al-Qaida: Now Vying For Hearts, Minds And Land
The terrorist network has been testing a new strategy: trying to capture territory and win over citizens by governing them and providing social services. The group failed in Iraq, but is still trying in Somalia, Yemen and, most recently, in the northern deserts of Mali.
Apple's Change Of Heart On Green Certification
Apple is rejoining a widely used registry of environmentally friendly electronic devices. The surprise move comes after the company received harsh public criticism for turning its back on its green environmental image.
JPMorgan's Growing Loss Shakes Investor Faith
Traders who made calamitous bets on corporate debt have cost JPMorgan Chase nearly $6 billion so far. The bank announced the losses on Friday but said the firm still managed to earn $5 billion in the second quarter. But the impact of the trading loss goes far beyond the bottom line.