Elizabeth Warren will oversee the creation of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection granted in the financial reform law. But there are still questions about how much power Warren will have. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
If you're an expectant mother in the U.S., the Family and Medical Leave Act gives 12 weeks unpaid leave. But in Europe, pregnant women get 14 weeks and part of their salary. Now there are plans to give them even more.
Fashion designers, models and clothing buyers are descending on London as London Fashion Week begins.
And the organizers say it's still a big money maker, even in a sluggish economy. Stephen Beard reports.
Shareholders of United and Continental airlines have been voting for a few weeks now. We're going to get the results today on whether the two will merge to create the world's biggest airline. Tony Arnold reports on what the merger would mean for the airline industry.
A story in the Wall Street Journal reports that China's government is considering plans to force foreign automakers to share cutting-edge electric vehicle technology if they want to continue manufacturing in China. Rob Schmitz reports auto industry experts say they don't believe it.
Consumer and environmental groups will be watching the Food and Drug Administration, which could approve -- for the first time -- a genetically-modified animal. Rob Manning reports on the experimental fish.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will tackle a loophole in bank regulations that came to light during the financial crisis. The loophole allows a practice known as "window dressing." John Dimsdale reports.
Shareholders of United and Continental Airlines will vote on the airlines' proposed merger. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Bill Radke about why these two airlines want to merge and how effective these types of mergers are.
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