Commodity prices have been on a steep decline lately as demand for things like oil, copper and wheat has been ebbing. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports why the dollar's recent rally has started turning things around.
Coney Island is famous for its kitsch charm, but a looming redevelopment plan hoping to bring in hotels other mainstream commerce is threatening to change the amusement park for good. Jill Barshay reports.
When high profile CEOs contribute to a political campaign, what's more valuable: the money, or the weight of their support? Steve Henn explores the question and the political influence of CEOs in this economy.
Liechtenstein, long known in Europe as a "safe" place for foreign depositors, is planning to pass on info to tax authorities about certain undeclared accounts. Stephen Beard reports on the move to avoid scandal.
With Vermont's contracts with out-of-state electricity plants set to expire, residents are nervous about rising rates. But a group of environmentalists may have found a local solution. Jane Lindholm reports.
Louisiana banned cockfighting, and some locals who view the practice as a longstanding tradition are sad to see it go. Kate Archer Kent also reports its profitability could also force cockfighting to continue underground.
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