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Post-Bankruptcy, Kodak Will Be Commercial Printing Business

Kodak expects to emerge from bankruptcy this year with a new focus which will see the company operating in a more competitive market. Company officials say the business is set for a profitable and sustainable future.

After Years Of Hiding, 'Walking In Love' As Transgender

For decades, Alexis Martinez, born Arthur, had to mask her transgender identity by "being as macho as I could be." But in a visit to StoryCorps, she tells her daughter how, with her family's acceptance, she's finally been able to live as a woman full-time.

Why Lobbying Is Now Increasingly In The Shadows

Reversing a trend that dates back to the 1990s, the lobbying industry is becoming more secretive. And campaign money now looms ever larger as a critical element in the persuasion business.

Crews Battle Wildfires In Southern California

The blaze is burning in the rugged foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains about 50 miles west of Los Angeles, and less than a dozen miles from the Pacific Ocean. It's forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes.

Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies

Hanneman was one of the most influential guitarists in thrash metal. He died Thursday in Southern California of liver failure. He was 49.

Ayotte Becoming Gun Control Lightning Rod

The nation's gun debate seems to be settling on New Hampshire, where first-term Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte is facing daily questions about her vote against expanded criminal background checks for gun buyers.

Housing Recovery Lifts Other Sectors, Too

Healthy increases in construction and home sales are boosting things like sales of pickups and landscaping, which, in turn, lead to more hiring. But federal budget cuts may undermine that momentum, economists say.