Congress is taking another look at the government's workplace policies as it considers offering domestic partner benefits to federal employees. But the wording of some bills could leave room for fraud. Steve Henn reports.
Federal officials have their eye on the Thomson Correctional Center in northwest Illinois as a new home for Guantanamo Bay detainees. Supporters laud the new jobs the move could create, while opponents fear for locals' safety. Joel Rose reports.
Mattel's Barbie flagship store in Shanghai opened in March with ambitious hopes, but now even steep discounts can't push the merchandise off the shelves. Scott Tong explores why the brand isn't adapting to the local culture.
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