Ethan Lindsey | Dec 1, 2005
The makers of the BlackBerry e-mail device have suffered setback in their efforts to settle a lawsuit over use of the technology that powers the PDA. Ethan Lindsey sorts out the details.
Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 1, 2005
Credit card companies have begun to raise finance charges for unpaid balances. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at why.
Helen Palmer | Dec 1, 2005
Genetic policy watchdogs are calling on the government to set standards for the growing number of genetic tests offered to consumers. Helen Palmer has more.
Ruth Kirchner | Dec 1, 2005
China's millions of migrant workers are the target of China's latest effort to raise awareness about HIV/Aids. Today, on World Aids Day, the government launched a campaign to educate migrant workers about the disease. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.
Stephen Beard | Dec 1, 2005
The European Central Bank raised interest rates today by a quarter of one percent, to two and a quarter percent. This is the first increase in five years. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Dan Grech | Dec 1, 2005
The Connecticut legislature just became the first in the country to pass a public financing system that affects all statewide races. It could provide a model for other states. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
Hilary Wicai | Nov 30, 2005
The economy posted its best quarterly showing in over a year. Consumers and businesses are still spending despite hurricanes and high energy prices. But as Hillary Wicai reports, not everyone is doing the happy numbers dance.
| Nov 30, 2005
Consumer confidence has bounced back from hurricanes and high gas prices, but is still below pre-Katrina levels, and the holiday season looks dubious. What's the prognosis? Commentator Robert Reich puts it all in perspective.
Tess Vigeland | Nov 30, 2005
In today's Iraq speech, the president rejected a timetable for troop withdrawal. Yet the Pentagon plans to shrink the force size after Iraq's December elections. We asked former Pentagon official and military analyst Dan Goure about the economic aftereffects of a troop drawdown.