http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/17/fed-reduces-rates-as-far-as-they-can-go/
 
Fed reduces rates as far as they can go
Bank steams in uncharted territory to aid economy

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/17/dc-crisis-what-to-wear-to-the-balls/

Gown registry started for Inauguration

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/17/paris-case-raises-a-concern-for-us-shoppers/

Paris bomb worries U.S. shoppers

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/17/philanthropy-society-shuns-madoff/

Madoff scheme hits Jewish charities hard
Riled investors scramble for funding

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/16/world-leaders-clash-on-iran-sanctions/

World leaders clash on Iran sanctions
Arab states divided on nuclear program 

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/17/state-workers-sent-home-without-pay/

Maryland furloughs to save $34 million
Workers lose at least 2 days’ pay 

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/17/giggle-therapists-clown-for-charity/

Ex-execs clown for wounded troops

Maria Stainer
Assistant Managing Editor
Continuous News Desk
The Washington Times
http://www.washingtontimes.com