The United States wants to give Libya its money back.
The U.S. froze some $30 billion worth of the country's assets after leader Moammar Gadhafi launched a harsh crackdown on his opponents earlier this year. With Gadhafi's rule now near or at its end, U.S. officials and their European counterparts are prepared to quickly unfreeze those funds for a new Libyan leadership.
The AP has just provided this video of the White House and the Capitol as the 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the East Coast. Make sure you watch the roof closely as the security detail reacts to the rumbling:
Update at 4:17 p.m. ET. Earthquake Interrupts DSK Press Conference:
Here's another video of the earthquake interrupting a press conference with Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyer: