Ben Gilbert | Mar 5, 2007
Lebanon's tourism industry was booming until last year's month-long war between Hezbollah and Israel. Subsequent economic and political crises have left Beirut's downtown a shell of its former self.
Scott Jagow | Mar 5, 2007
Wall Street analysts have been watching closely as markets in Asia tumbled again today. But some say not to worry yet, what we're seeing so far is still just a correction.
Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Mar 5, 2007
HSBC, the U.K.'s largest bank, managed to post a 5 percent second-half profit in spite of $11 billion in losses due to sub-prime loans gone bad in the States.
Steve Tripoli | Mar 5, 2007
Fishermen who use nets are fighting today for a piece of Maine's $300 million lobster fishing and tourist economies, but critics say it's too risky.
| Mar 5, 2007
An anti-terrorism bill working its way through Congress would, among other things, give airport security screeners the right to union representation — but President Bush has his veto stamp ready.
Stephen Beard | Mar 5, 2007
Virgin Atlantic and British Airways have voiced opposition to a tentative open-skies deal between the U.S. and Europe. Seems they don't want to loosen their grip on London's Heathrow Airport.
Dan Grech | Mar 5, 2007
Tariffs aside, the U.S. and Brazil, the world's largest ethanol producers, are working together to present a united front to push the biofuel. The goal? Counter the oil cartel.
Scott Tong | Mar 5, 2007
Leaders in China are concerned that the nation's wealth is too concentrated in the hands of a few, but not everyone's convinced the momentum of the widening gap between rich and poor can be stopped.
| Mar 2, 2007
This week, as China goes, does the rest of the world follow? Economics editor Chris Farrell translates the global-market outlook.
| Mar 2, 2007
Comptroller General David Walker felt this week's U.S. market plummet was a call to attention for the country, and that maybe we shouldn't always depend on foreign investors to bail us out. Bob Moon has the story.