Newspaper ads in Washington, D.C. are purporting President Obama's proposal for a Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Steve Chiotakis talks to John Dimsdale about what these ads are saying and points being made in the debate.
The United Nations has given Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad until the end of the month to stop enriching uranium. The country's gas imports may be at stake if he doesn't comply. Stephen Beard reports.
Israel's West Bank is seeing some economic growth, thanks to Israel removing some checkpoints and allowing Israeli Arabs to come in and shop. But some businessmen say it'll take more to create a thriving economy. Michael May reports.
The first road project funded by the stimulus package is almost complete, and workers have been putting in overtime all summer. For some, that meant a vacation with healthy spending. Tamara Keith reports.
Congress comes back to Washington, D.C. this week after summer break, and the local economy is excited to return to business as usual. But health care is threatening to take up a lot of space on the debate floor. Steve Henn reports.
The price of gold has surged above $1,000 an ounce for the first time in six months. Steve Chiotakis talks to European correspondent Stephen Beard about why gold is in season and why some traders are running towards it as a safe haven.
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