Washington (CNN) House Speaker John Boehner and his top lieutenants are downplaying the rift among Republicans that was exposed during last week's intense wrangling over funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has dropped the biggest hint yet that a future chief executive could either be reinsurance head Ajit Jain or energy boss Greg Abel, as its founders indicated the $363 billion conglomerate is ready for a future without them.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. applauds as President Barack Obama arrives to speak at AARP in Washington last week. The President said too few Americans approaching retirement have saved enough to have peace of mind during their later years.
German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has softened his hard-line attitude towards Greece, saying its new Left-wing Syriza government needs �a bit of time� but appears to be able to work towards resolving its debt crisis.