Raytheon opens new missile factory

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A factory for the final assembly and testing of Standard Missile-3s and SM-6 interceptors has been opened in Alabama by Raytheon.

Parties spar over start of reform debate

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Democrats and Republicans in Washington sparred over an attempt to begin debate on a massive financial reform bill Thursday.

Congress seeks control over space program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Congress may try to block changes to the U.S. space program under consideration by the White House, NASA's administrator said.
Admin. aide defends GM bankruptcy moves

Admin. aide defends GM bankruptcy moves

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- An adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama says General Motors Corp.'s government-engineered bankruptcy does not benefit union workers over other stakeholders.

U.S. helping Lehman without funds offered

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators are pitching in to carve out a scenario for Lehman Brothers Holdings that would have the least damage to financial markets, sources said.

Sen. Shelby hires experienced lawyer

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., has hired a high profile Washington attorney, ostensibly to represent him in a potential Ethics Committee case.

Ala. Gov. Riley may sit out GOP convention

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Alabama Gov. Bob Riley will not lead the GOP delegation to the Republican National Convention and may sit it out entirely, the Mobile Register said Tuesday.

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