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A commission for tough fiscal issues

Jeremy Hobson | Jun 24, 2008
A House committee is trying to deal with Social Security and Medicare without avoiding them. One method includes creating a bi-partisan commission that would work together on tough decisions. Jeremy Hobson has more.

Tech jobs spread to new regions

Janet Babin | Jun 24, 2008
Silicon Valley is one of the first places that come to mind for jobs in the tech industry. But a report out says tech jobs around North Carolina and even Washington, D.C. have been growing. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Science

Social Security Do-Over?

Chris Farrell | Jun 23, 2008
Question: This morning, rushing my kids to get them ready for school and myself to work, I overheard someone talk about borrowing from his/her own...
Posted In: debt, Social Security

Zimbabwe's election in jeopardy

Gretchen Wilson and Tess Vigeland | Jun 23, 2008
With the opposition party's leader forced out of the race, host Tess Vigeland asks reporter Gretchen Wilson in South Africa about the fate of Zimbabwe's presidential election.

The death of the SUV

Jeff Tyler | Jun 23, 2008
Ford and GM are cutting back on SUV production as dealers have a hard time getting existing models off their lots. Is this the beginning of the end for the SUV? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Auto

Hands-free law boosts headset sales

| Jun 23, 2008
On July 1, California starts cracking down on drivers caught with their hands on a cell phone, a move that has accessory manufacturers counting down the days. Rob Schmitz reports.
Posted In: Crime

Give GIs a chance, no matter the price

| Jun 23, 2008
The money available for veterans to go to college could double if a new GI Bill is approved. Commentator Kim Clark says the measure's costs are greatly offset by the benefits it brings to the troops.

The Fed's roadmap to stability

Tess Vigeland | Jun 23, 2008
Between a weak dollar, inflation worries and losses by investment banks, the Fed has its work cut out for it. Host Tess Vigeland talks with NYU financial historian Richard Sylla about the path back to a stronger economy.
Posted In: Economy

Campaigns clash over ethanol

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jun 23, 2008
John McCain and Barack Obama both kicked off their campaigns in Iowa, the state where corn is king, but they have very different views when it comes to corn in the form of ethanol. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Corn syrup tries to sweeten its image

Jill Barshay | Jun 23, 2008
High-fructose corn syrup has been taking heat as a possible cause for the obesity epidemic, so producers are investing in building a more natural reputation for the sweetener. Jill Barshay reports.