Anheuser-Busch is said to be planning the sale of its theme parks to raise $3 billion in an effort to ward off a takeover by InBev. But analysts predict InBev might respond with a higher shareholder bid. Stephen Beard reports.
Senate leaders wanted to pass a housing bill before the July 4 weekend that would help 400,000 Americans. But the legislation has been slowed by debate over tax breaks for renewable energy. Steve Henn reports.
Staffing is a unique problem for China's thriving hotel industry. Lisa Chow reports why lack of experience, cultural differences and low pay have created a dearth of good hotel customer service in the country.
The AFL-CIO federation of unions is expected to put its support behind Barack Obama for president, hoping to influence key middle-class voters. Jill Barshay reports on the value of the group's endorsement.
Presidential candidate John McCain wants to hold a government-sponsored contest to invent an efficient car battery. But some criticize the idea as a campaign gimmick. Scott Jagow talks to economic correspondent Chris Farrell.
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