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|October 17, 2012|
| Man allegedly caught in plot to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank |
says a man drove a vehicle he thought was laden with explosives to the
Federal Reserve building in New York and was arrested with his finger on
the phony detonator. Check in with CBSNews.com for developing details.|
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR
President Obama asserted that Mitt Romney would oppose equal pay for women and block access to contraceptives, but Mr. Romney said he would do better by struggling families - especially women.
By RAYMOND HERNANDEZ
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York, a billionaire and registered independent, will back candidates in close races who support some of his biggest policy initiatives.
By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
Jeanne Gang, a leading Chicago architect, has drawn up a plan to try to save the outmoded, late-Modernist Prentice Women's Hospital.
By JULIET MACUR
Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of Livestrong and Nike severed ties with him on Wednesday, a week after officials accused the cyclist of widespread doping.
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
The accusations against Sergei Udaltsov, the leader of a radical socialist group, suggest an acceleration of government efforts against opposition leaders.
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By DAN BARRY
Ike Maxwell walks the streets of Elyria, Ohio, as if determined to break through life's defensive line. Often he is shouting. But what is he trying to say?
By DAVID BROOKS and GAIL COLLINS
How the second presidential debate looked to Brooks and Collins.
By DARREN DAHL
The heightened competition for keywords has driven up prices and made them harder for small companies to afford.
By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED
Exxon Mobil has agreed to buy Celtic Exploration for about $3.1 billion in cash and stock to expand its presence in the energy-rich shale formations of western Canada.
By MARK SCOTT
Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman, had been invited to address a British parliamentary commission that was investigating a recent spate of British bank scandals.
By BEN PROTESS
Earnings of zero cents a share exceeded the estimates of analysts, who expected a loss of 6 cents a share.
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Builders started construction on homes in September at the fastest rate since July 2008 and made plans to build even more homes in the coming months.
|With Costs Rising, Small Companies Search for Alternatives to Google AdWords|
|By DARREN DAHL 43 minutes ago|
The heightened competition for keywords has driven up prices and made it harder for small companies to afford.