Most automotive news in the US recently has involved plant closings and layoffs. But as Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, Dailmer-Chrysler has announced it's spending $1 billion to improve an aging plant in St. Louis.
The Doha round of international trade talks resumes in Hong Kong this week at the WTO conference. Stephen Beard looks at what might happen to the momentum for globalization if the talks fail.
Lawmakers from the House and Senate are expected to finalize legislation this week reconciling competing budget cutting bills. Gretchen Cook looks at the issues that still need to be resolved.
A conference begins today in Washington to encourage eco-friendly construction of public buildings. Alex Cohen looks at the issues involved.