Fire sale at Lehman Brothers. The struggling bank will spin off its commercial mortgages as part of a plan to keep itself afloat. Lehman has lost nearly $4 billion in the fourth quarter. Janet Babin has more.
Problems have plagued the project to install video cameras, sensors, radar and night vision equipment to create a virtual fence that would discourage Mexicans from crossing the border into the U.S. illegally. Steve Henn reports.
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