What a difference the promise of a few hundred billion dollars can make.
Retail stocks surged Thursday as Congressional leaders signaled a multibillion-dollar mortgage bailout was indeed on the way to passage, the President and finally Wall Street. The Beltway gridlock broke less than a day after President Bush appealed to the nation in prime time, saying the need to buy up the toxic mortgage debt gumming up the financial system was dire.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)