A Senate panel takes up proposed legislation today aimed at curbing deficit spending. A measure that would give presidents a line-item veto may have support on both sides of the aisle.John Dimsdale reports.
Commentator Matthew Bishop argues this year's shareholder revolts over corporate governance and policy are just the initial skirmishes in a longer fight to give investors more say over the companies they own.
Researchers report that a drug commonly used to treat heart disease might also help lessen the debilitating effects of stroke. But getting it to market as a stroke drug might be difficult. Helen Palmer reports.
Turns out law enforcement agencies are turning to data brokers in the private sector if they need phone records fast. But these data companies could be using tactics that break the law and Congress is looking into it. Janet Babin reports.