Fed Chair Ben Bernake and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson have begun testifying before the Senate Banking Committee about the $700 billion bailout. Steve Henn reports lawmakers are circulating three versions.
A European Parliament measure would require an unprecedented level of disclosure from hedge funds and private equity groups, including requirements that they reveal level of debt and executive pay. Stephen Beard reports.
Far from Wall Street, Texans are dealing with a different disaster -- the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Nearly two million have no power and Galveston residents are only just going home. Ed Mayberry reports from Houston.
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