Three children at a summer camp in northern Georgia have contracted swine flu and dozens more have been separated from other campers after showing signs of the flu, but all are recovering, authorities said Thursday.
Warren Buffett is no critic of federal aid to the financial system. But the Berkshire Hathaway chief says the government's decision to provide low-cost credit to troubled firms is taking a hefty toll on his Clayton Homes housing finance business.
The elections are over but Ohio remains a battleground state. This week's toughest test pits St. Ignatius (Cleveland) against No. 22 Glenville (Cleveland). Also in the Buckeye State, Elder (Cincinnati) plays Northmont (Clayton, Ohio) in the Division 1 playoffs.
On November 18, 1978, more than 900 people died in a mass murder-suicide at Jonestown, a cult commune in Guyana. Its leader, the Rev. Jim Jones, called himself God. He persuaded followers to kill their children first and then drink fruit punch laced with cyanide. Of the nearly 1,000 church members who were present at the start of that day, only 33 survived. Eleven people fled through the jungle: Richard Clark, age 42 Julius Evans, 30 Sandra Evans, 30 Sonya Evans, 11 Sharla Evans, 7 Shirelle Evans, 5 Johnny Franklin, 33 Diane Louie, 26 Robert Paul, 33 Leslie Wilson, 21 Jakari Wilson, 3 Fourteen people lived through airport ambush: Monica Bagby, 18 Jim Bogue, 36 Edith Bogue, 39 Teena Bogue, 22 Juanita Bogue, 21 Tommy Bogue, 17 Harold Cordell, 42 Vernon Gosney, 25 Chris O'Neal, 20 Edith Parks, 64 Gerald Parks, 45 Dale Parks, 27 Brenda Parks, 18 Tracy Parks, 12 Four people were sent away by Jones or his mistress: Mike Carter, 20 Tim Carter, 30
Not every subprime lender is drowning in red ink. Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Clayton Homes, the nation's largest maker and financer of prefab and mobile homes, has been a bright light in a mortgage market that has generated $500 billion in write-downs since the start of 2007.
CNN Student News asked viewers what they thought of the people who took cargo from a English beach, after the ship carrying the goods ran aground off shore. Here are some of the responses, some of which have been edited for clarity.
By granting absolution to a convicted moonshiner, George W. Bush also earned the unique distinction of becoming the first president to pardon a cast member of the 1972 Academy Award-nominated movie "Deliverance."