A bill in Washington state would tax electric vehicle drivers for the gas they aren't using to power their cars. As Sarah Gardner reports, it's all about finding new ways to pay for growing budget deficits.
According to Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta, U.S. reports indicate that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could step down as early as Thursday night. Alisa Roth reports from Amman, Jordan, about the economic implications of an Egyptian democracy.
Republicans on Wednesday announced a plan to save $35 billion by eliminating dozens of federal programs and cutting funding from others. Jeremy Hobson speaks with Diane Swonk, chief economist of Mesirow Financial, about the proposed budget cuts.
The U.S. Labor Department announced this morning that the weekly jobless claims fell to the lowest level in nearly three years. House republicans think that some government regulation is getting in the way of new jobs. David Gura explains.
The Congressional Oversight Panel that oversees the TARP program has released a report on executive bonuses at bailed out financial institutions. Former Democratic Senator Ted Kaufman, who chairs the Congressional Oversight Panel, explains the report's findings.
Jordan is one of the most oil-dependent countries in the Middle East. And the unrest in Egypt has many in Jordan worried that their already-expensive energy costs could rise even further. Stephen Beard reports from Amman.
Just one day after the London Stock Exchange announced a merger with the Toronto Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext announced it is nearing a buy-out agreement with Deutsche Borse of Germany. David Gura has more.
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