Gretchen Wilson | Jan 14, 2009
For people living in developing countries, it can be difficult learning how to use technology when the language can't be understood. But with new translation software becoming available, a whole new world of technology is opening up. Gretchen Wilson reports.
| Jan 9, 2009
Forget tuition, room and board and books; you start paying for college the moment you mail in the application. Danielle Karson reports.
| Jan 14, 2009
While we wait for President-elect Obama to hammer out details of another stimulus plan, help is needed to keep us staying afloat. Commentator Robert Reich says we need a safety net to protect us from falling further.
Steve Henn | Jan 14, 2009
Citigroup's deal to spin off brokerage firm Smith Barney seems to be the company's first step in selling off businesses and assets that are pulling down the financial services giant. And Citi's deconstruction could lead to more consolidation. Steven Henn reports.
| Jan 8, 2009
The Senate Finance Committee is trying to gauge support for Barack Obama's stimulus package. Some experts are concerned over the prospect of a trillion-dollar deficit. Danielle Karson reports.
Sarah Gardner | Jan 13, 2009
In a settlement with the state of New York, UnitedHealth Group has agreed to overhaul its database system to ensure that patients using out-of-network physicians are fully reimbursed. The settlement may have a major impact on other insurers as well. Sarah Gardner reports.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jan 13, 2009
To further strengthen the financial system, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is proposing a plan to create "bad banks" to buy up bad assets in exchange for cash or equity. What's a "bad bank"? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Jeremy Hobson | Jun 13, 2008
Many Zimbabweans rely on the efforts of international food aid to sustain themselves, but President Robert Mugawe is starting to forbid access to these supplies based on a political agenda. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Chris Farrell | Jan 9, 2009
The Federal reserve Bank of Minneapolis has created a really useful web page for monitoring this recession, and comparing it to other recessions at...
| Dec 2, 2008
Niall Ferguson, author of "Ascent of Money," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how competition between banks and their drive to boost share prices has led to today's financial mess.