GM CEO Henderson resigns

In this Dec. 12, 2008 file photo the General Motors logo is seen outside the GM headquarters in downtown Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

December 1, 2009 2:35:46 PM PST
General Motors' CEO Frederick "Fritz" Henderson will step down after eight turbulent months as head of the largest U.S. automaker, people familiar with the matter say.