NewsOne Report — Following a rousing performance by the Soul Children of Chicago, who managed to get every First Lady on their feet during their performance, CNN International’s Isha Sesay (pictured below, far right) moderated the “Public Private Partnerships: Fostering Women’s Economic Participation and Promoting Healthy Lives Through Technology and Training” panel as a part […]

President Obama escorts former President Bush to a waiting helicopter as he leaves the White House for the final time.

A Classic case of missing the forest for the trees

The U.S. government and its newly linked mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have rolled out a plan to help homeowners with delinquent loans to pay them back more gradually. Of the delinquent loans weighing on the economy, the two companies own less than 20%. Of course, the plan has its detractors. James Lockhart, […]

From today’s New York Times: “In a time-honored tradition of American democracy, Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, will receive a tour of their new home from Mr. Bush and the first lady, Laura Bush. Then the men will split off to begin the formal transfer of power.”

WASHINGTON — President-elect Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic drilling for oil and natural gas.

        WASHINGTON (AP) _ Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Sunday that the nation’s credit markets remain frozen and Congress must move quickly to pass a 700 billion dollar bailout package for financial firms. But key Democrats said the legislation needs changes to provide better protections for taxpayers and homeowners in danger of […]

In an interview with CNN, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, said that the US had encouraged Georgia to attack the autonomous region of South Ossetia. Putin would tell CNN that, defense officials reported to him that the attack was done to benefit a presidential candidate.