Recent violence in South Africa has killed at least 50 immigrants and made thousands flee their homes. Gretchen Wilson reports how this could affect the country's economy, which thrives on its immigrant population.
A report out this morning finds 85 percent of the world's fisheries are either fished to capacity or facing collapse. Sam Eaton looks into the problems some countries are facing and what could help curb the issue.
Why have investors traditionally picked on the summer as the time of year that wants the rally? Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan and Scott Jagow explore whether there's any statistical basis for seasonal bias.
If you've ever flown on a holiday weekend, you've probably felt the pain of a flight delay. Alisa Roth explores how Americans wasted 320 million hours on delays last year and what can be done to solve the problem.
The largest labor union in Britain, UNITE, has agreed to merge with The United Steelworkers, one of this country's biggest unions. The deal will create the first transatlantic labor group. Stephen Beard reports.
When preparing for their big day, brides have another small detail to consider: How fit they'll look in that strapless gown. Many brides are flocking to the gym before they walk down the aisle. Jill Barshay reports.
In a struggling economy, Procter & Gamble can rely on selling products for everyone's needs. Kai Ryssdal talks to CEO A.G. Lafley about higher commodity costs and what he thinks about when he goes shopping.
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