President Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday, picking her to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
Stocks took off this morning on news European leaders approved a $1 trillion plan to stave off a debt crisis and Federal Reserve loan guarantees.
Legendary jazz singer Lena Horne died Sunday. She was 92.
“Iron Man 2” crushed the competition in its opening weekend at the box office, clearing $133.6 million.
The Oakland A’s’ Dallas Braden achieved a rare feat Sunday, pitching a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays.