A recent open house at a popular LA hair transplant clinic was packed with men. But LA Times business columnist David Lazarus told Bill Radke the rise in demand is less for vanity and more to maintain a competitive edge in the job market.
For 21-year-old single mother and Lakota Sioux Ashley Elk Nation, a South Dakota wind farm provides resources to help her prosper. Laurie Stern has the second installment of this story from a state tribal reservation.
The Bank of England will be generating more than $100 billion to buy long-term government bonds from commercial banks in hopes to get them lending. This "nuclear option" has never been tried in the U.K. or U.S. before. Stephen Beard reports.
A robotics conference in San Diego today is attracting a record number of researchers interested in how to make machines work better. Caitlan Carroll explores the wide range of applications being considered for the industry.
The Senate approved a government spending bill yesterday with a $410 billion budget. But Republicans and some Democrats complain the bill is overflowing with funding for special projects. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Some Democratic leaders in Congress want to bring back the uptick rule, which limits the practice of short selling on Wall Street. Bob Moon explores the origins of the rule and why some don't like "short people."
From education to health care reform, President Obama has used the crisis to his advantage and tackled several issues right away. But Commentator Will Wilkinson says by taking advantage of the crisis, it's deepening from neglect.
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