The end of the election season also means the end of those inescapable political ads. But while those commercials may be gone, the competition still continues -- as the other ads all fight for spots during the tight schedule of the holidays. Mitch Teich reports.
Latinos have been the backbone of the food service industry for decades, but few Hispanic-Americans have gotten their time in the culinary spotlight. That may be about to change, reports David Martin Davies.
It was another election cycle of eye-popping money spent on campaign ads, on get out the vote efforts, on polling. Helped along of course with cash that came in from corporations and outside organizations. Scott Tong has more.
As eyes shift from the ballot box to the U.S. Federal Reserve, it is expected that the Fed is going to announce that it's going to pump more money into the economy. Stephen Beard has the global perspective.
The day after Election Day, we already know that Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives in January. However, on in the last day of December, Bush tax cuts will expire. Scott Tong explains.
It's that time of the year again -- McDonald's has brought back the McRib. The BBQ sandwich's only available at the fast-food joint for six weeks, though -- which might have an effect on its rabid popularity. Eve Troeh tries to figure out its mysterious appeal.
Delta employees are in the middle of a vote on whether they'll join a union. It could lead to the first time in more than 80 years that people other than Delta executives would determine wages and benefits, and that could have a huge effect on the company's corporate culture. Jim Burress reports.
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