The former chief executive of Enron, jailed for his role in the collapse of the energy giant, could be free before the end of the decade after he was given a shorter sentence as a result of an agreement with prosecutors.
Black is back.
Three Occupy Wall Street activists were arrested Friday morning after attempting to chain themselves across the Brooklyn bridge exit ramp to protest the supreme court's controversial Citizens United ruling and corporate campaign funding.
Republican presidential hope Mitt Romney has described a requirement that all Americans buy health insurance as a "tax", seemingly backing away from a previous position that put him at odds with his party.
The supreme court's decision to give Obamacare the nod triggered a predictably furious reaction from Republican governors. For some it also set off a feeling of deja vu, like an American madeline at a far from Proustian Tea Party.
Mitt Romney brushed aside failure of the supreme court ruling to strike down the Affordable Care Act and vowed to put the repeal of "Obamacare" at the centre of his presidential campaign.
Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney has predicted a sleepless night for the White House ahead of a supreme court ruling on Barack Obama's healthcare reform, expected to be delivered on Thursday.