More than $2.48 billion in additional funds recovered from the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme have been sent to individuals and organizations bilked out of their investments.
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill allowing Israeli investors to reside here to oversee their businesses in this country, which backers say will spur job creation and economic growth.
Three years of Palestinian violence have scared away investors, a worldwide economic downturn has devastated Israel's once-thriving high-tech industry, factories are closing because of foreign competition and government cutbacks in welfare and social spending in response to a $6 billion deficit have taken their toll.
A Californian white knight has stepped in to solve a dispute between two warring Australian brothers-in-law.
When the smoke cleared in Baghdad, most Americans wanted to get out. But Manhattan resident Rachel Zelon opted to go in.
When M.R.S President Molly Stern was growing up in Los Angeles and attending Yeshiva University of Los Angeles High School, she felt out of place. "I fancied myself a tomboy, if you will," said the 30-year-old designer of the M.R.S label. "And I never really felt comfortable with my body, being a curvy, short woman in Los Angeles."