A European court found Microsoft guilty of breaking competition law and not ensuring software compatibility. But Stephen Beard reports that the ruling might not have a major effect on the company's market dominance.
Congress is considering whether to expand the children's health insurance program SCHIP to cover middle-class kids and even some adults. As John Dimsdale reports, the White House is threatening to veto.
A new program starts today in San Francisco that will cover uninsured residents below the federal poverty level. Helen Palmer explains why part of the funding, which comes from an emergency care fund, won't be enough.
Thousands of Northern Rock customers lined up in branches around England over the weekend to withdraw their money from the credit-crunched bank. Stephen Beard told Scott Jagow it was reminiscent of another bank run from decades before.
Alan Greenspan is on tour in support of his memoir, "The Age of Turbulence," in which he describes how he managed market crises over 18 years. But some economists think he may have encouraged the tumultuous ride. Jill Barshay reports.
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