Yankees honor retiring Mariano Rivera in pre-game ceremony

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Retiring relief pitcher Mariano Rivera was honored by the New York Yankees in a ceremony Sunday prior to his final appearance at Yankee Stadium.

Former Treasury head warns of dire economy

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy could sour further if the nation does not get its financial house in order, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said.

Analysis: Dirty money cleanup gains speed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Illegal money hurts development efforts in poor countries and may be used to fund terrorism, but new cleanup efforts offer significant hope for curbing dirty money flows.
MEGAN HARRIS, UPI Correspondent

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, Jan. 12, 2007.
By United Press International

Head butt jockey suspended for one day

LONDON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- British jockey Paul O'Neill has been given a one-day suspension by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority after he head butted a horse before a race.

Brit jockey faces hearing after head butt

LONDON, July 25 (UPI) -- A jockey violated Britain's Horseracing Regulatory Authority rules when he head butted his horse after it threw him from the saddle, the HRA said.

Author: Subway gas attack planned

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida planned a poison gas attack in the New York subway system, a new book says.

Paulson to take over as Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Henry Paulson has been selected by President George Bush to become the secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Treasury head Snow to leave by July 3

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow has told the White House he will resign by July 3 -- with or without a replacement approved.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2006 with 353 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2005 with 22 to follow.
By United Press International

The Bear's Lair: An agenda for Wolfowitz

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- If Paul Wolfowitz survives the inevitable sniping from Europeans to emerge as President of the World Bank, he will at least represent a different approach from

Bono an unlikely World Bank head

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Bono is still in the running for the top job at the World Bank, according to the U.S. Treasury Secretary.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2005 with 353 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2004 with 22 to follow.
By United Press International

Analysis: Bush post may not appeal to economists

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Rumors abound that President Bush is having a hard time finding qualified candidates to join his economic team. Yet as the trade and budget deficits balloon whi
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: Epitaph for a Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Don Evans, who announced his resignation as U.S. Commerce Secretary on Tuesday evening, was a leading member of a Bush economic team that has presided over reco

Bottom Line: Fed-less, Treasury-less, $

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- America's dollar continued its slide against currencies and gold this week, the one market vote of no confidence in the wake of President Bush's "51 percent man

U.S. Treasury erred in releasing documents

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury has admitted 140 of the documents released to former Secretary Paul O'Neill should not have been, and cleared him of wrongdoing.

Climate: CO2 policy, Bush-Cheney style

A UPI series examining the policies surrounding and possible human impact on global climate change. This week: President George W. Bush reversed his campaign position on global climate change after taking office.
DAN WHIPPLE, United Press International

U.S. VP Cheney says deficits do count

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday, despite reports to the contrary, the Bush administration believes budget deficits do matter.

O'Neill's charges against Bush confirmed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- ABC News quoted an unnamed official Wednesday confirming U.S. President Bush ordered the Pentagon to explore an invasion of Iraq well before Sept. 11, 2001.

O'Neill denies spilling Treasury secrets

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill says he welcomes an investigation into allegations he leaked secret documents, MSNBC reported.

Oneill: Bush drew bead on Iraq before 9-11

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A former top Bush Administration official says the president had made up his mind to attack Iraq before the Sept. 11 attacks, CBS News reported Saturday.
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