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US to Hand Ailing GMAC Another $3.5B

Firm has already taken some $12.5B

(Newser) - GMAC is set for another $3.5 billion from the government—this on top of more than $12.5 billion since last December. The latest infusion comes amid an overhaul as the firm grapples with mortgage-linked losses, aiming at a return to profitability in the first quarter of next year,... More »

Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized After Faint Spell at Court

76-year-old has been battling pancreatic cancer

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has been battling pancreatic cancer, is in a Washington hospital tonight after feeling ill at work. In a statement, the court said that Ginsburg, 76, felt faint after a routine infusion, and that though subsequent tests and monitoring showed her “in stable... More »

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