The Senate's financial reform bill continues to take shape, and though some rules may change, some aspects of the financial industry may remain constant. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich talks to Stacey Vanek-Smith.
The Senate has approved an amendment to its financial reform bill that would increase regulation of ratings agencies, which have been spotlighted for their close-knit relationships with top banks. John Dimsdale reports.
The gym can be an overwhelming place for the 65+ set, and more senior citizens are making it a point to keep in shape. Older Londoners have found another way to stay fit: a senior playground. Christopher Werth reports.
General Motors is in talks to merge Google's smartphone operating system with its OnStar network. The new technology would allow drivers to use their phones to start the engine or keep up with maintenance. Janet Babin reports.
Congress wants to determine how much oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico from the accident at the BP oil rig. Although BP has said 5,000 barrels a day were spilling from the well, new reports say it could be more than 10 times that amount.
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