Originally published on Wed December 19, 2012 11:26 am
Robert Bork, who was at the center of Senate hearings that "marked the modern battle lines over judicial nominations," as NPR's Nina Totenberg has said, is dead, according to The New York Times, Fox News and The Associated Press.
Originally published on Wed December 19, 2012 8:36 am
In a statement early this morning, the Treasury Department says it's going to "exit" its investment in General Motors. The federal government holds just over 500 million shares of GM stock.
The automaker will buy 200 million of those shares, and the government will dispose of the rest "in an orderly fashion" over the next year and a half, depending on market conditions.
Originally published on Wed December 19, 2012 12:14 pm
Good morning, here are our early stories:
UBS To Pay $1.5 Billion For 'Routine And Widespread' Rate Rigging.
President Obama Is 'Time' Magazine's 'Person Of The Year'.
Some of today's headlines and news about the shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last Friday. Twenty children and six adults were killed by the gunman who attacked Sandy Hook Elementary: