The roads may be a little less clogged over the holiday weekend, as AAA expects about 400,000 fewer drivers. This takes an obvious toll on roadside services like motels and gas stations. Jeremy Hobson has more
Don't take the fireworks you have this year for granted. Your local seller may have paid 40 percent more than last year. Scott Tong reports why there are around 20 million pounds of fireworks sitting in warehouses in China.
Second quarter earnings season starts next week and the next set of numbers from Swiss banking giant UBS may not be as bad as expected. But Stephen Beard reports a massive tax credit is to blame, and no one's celebrating yet.
Looking for a big vacation adventure, but can't afford to take the family to a big theme park? Dan Grech has this story from a little attraction in Florida that's been diving into family fun for generations.
Troubled Wall Street investment bank Lehman Brothers is paying out 2008 bonuses this month -- even though Lehman's stock is down 65 percent since January. Jill Barshay reports the company's hoping to reverse that slide.
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