New figures out today from euro zone countries show the European Union's economy has been getting weaker for six straight quarters -- a year and a half of contraction. France was officially in recession. We take you to the continent to find out what it all means. And, seven years ago, Congress passed the Military Lending Act to prevent financial abuse of soldiers. But is it helping? Creative lenders are still finding ways into this lucrative market, and military families continue to fall into high-interest, quick-cash loans.
If you thought it was hard to get up this morning, imagine working at the IRS. Even on a good day, you're commonly a source of dread, and the butt of jokes. Now, in the wake of disclosures that IRS has been targeting conservative groups for scrutiny, your workplace is also the subject of hearings on Capitol Hill and a potential criminal investigation. And the guy who runs everything just resigned.
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