Twenty-eight-year-old Cinthya Guillen is going to college to be a high school teacher, but the crisis has made it a struggle for her to afford books. We talk to her as part of our Interested Parties series.
France announced it's making billions of euros available to its major banks. The government wants the money to go towards credit for businesses and consumers. But Megan Williams reports the cash comes with conditions.
The House is holding a hearing today on new banking regulations, like rules for how much of a cash cushion institutions need to protect against losses. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports where there are disparaging ideas.
With a weak economy and huge deficits, what do education advocates expect from the next president? For our Interested Parties series, Steve Henn looked into what Washington, D.C. has been doing to improve its public schools.
It's the deadline for sellers of so-called credit default swaps to settle up. Analysts say some of those sellers could have a hard time coming up with the cash. Amy Scott looks deeper into what that means.
Iceland's set to become the first developed country in more than 30 years to be bailed out by the International Monetary Fund. Stephen Beard reports why a move from the IMF may be viewed as less desirable.
The U.S. Mint's new ad campaign for dollar coins depicts the Statue of Liberty leaving her post to buy a hot dog. Will it work? Jeremy Hobson reports despite the marketing, Americans just like paper money better.