UBS had a court date today with U.S. officials who argue secret Swiss bank accounts allow Americans to dodge taxes. But yesterday, the two sides asked to delay the trial while they try to reach a settlement. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Cities pay millions of dollars every year to deal with their trash. So some communities are finding artful ways to deal with the issue that both educate and illuminate sustainability. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Consumers rely on the Energy Star label to tell them which products are the most energy efficient. But how thoroughly are those products tested before slapped with the green tag? Caitlan Carroll reports.
San Francisco wants to boost its high recycling rate, so it may become the first city to make composting and recycling mandatory. And there could be stiff penalties for those who don't comply. Caitlan Carroll reports.
The Star Trek franchise is trying a new product to tap into the zealous love of Trekkies: three kinds of perfume, named faithfully after inside references to the show. Marketers call it a smart move. Caitlan Carroll reports.
A Los Angeles gang-prevention program helps give ex-gang members new direction by teaching them how to install solar panels. The program provides hope for ex-criminals, even in a tough job market. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Asian stock markets have done well the past few weeks, but political instability in Thailand has highlighted big concerns about the region's emerging economies. Caitlan Carroll reports.