Senator Robert Byrd, 92, has died. The longest-serving member of Congress, Byrd represented West Virginia. And his passing may have an impact on financial reform as the Senate prepares for a close vote.
At the G-20 summit in Canada over the weekend, leaders of the world's wealthiest nations pledged to cut their deficits in half by 2013 without stunting economic growth. With the White House projecting a $1.5 trillion deficit this year, President Obama says he's serious about tackling the nation's debt problem.
Farm workers are tired of hearing that illegal immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans. Now one group is turning the tables and offering to put Americans to work in the agricultural industry. Jeff Tyler reports on the "Take Our Jobs" campaign.
Electric automaker Tesla Motors will soon become the first carmaker since Ford to go public. The firm is one of a first crop of clean-tech companies that are trying to go public. But a bunch of clean-tech start-ups have canceled at the last minute. Why? Rob Schmitz reports.
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