Today's interest rate cut from the Bank of England is the lowest the institution has seen since the bank was founded in 1694. Stephen Beard reports bailouts have had no effect on Britain's credit concerns.
East coast chain supermarkets have started giving out free generic prescription drugs to help struggling customers. But health experts worry there should be a warning accompanying the drugs. Sarah Gardner reports.
The best way to avoid getting scammed is to learn from history. Dr. Chris McKenna, who's writing a book on schemers, tells Steve Chiotakis about one particularly bad scammer who affected the world economy in the 1920's.
Some Washington, D.C. residents are trying to leave town before millions flood the city for the Obama inauguration. For the tourist-weary, vacation resorts are running special getaways. John Dimsdale reports.
The recession is changing the way people think about their retirement. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow why working in your golden years will be the norm -- and why that's not a bad thing.
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