News bites: Debt-limit disapproval

Just 21 percent of the public approves of the GOP handling of the debt limit, while 31 percent are happy with Democrats' behavior.

Regulators are barring certain law firms from sniffing out foreclosure abuse due to perceived closeness to that industry.

The Federal Reserve's rosier economic expectations are buoyed by export hopes.

Elizabeth Warren, passed over to head to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is not ruling out a Senate run.

World Bank President: U.S. is "dumbing down" trade talks.