Prenuptial agreements may be common in the U.S. and most European countries. But in the U.K., the law has practically ignored them up -- until today. Britain's Supreme Court has validated the pre-nup for the first time.
In recent years, India has made headlines by making manufactured items smaller and cheaper. There's the $2,500 car and the $35 computer. The country is also home to a novel approach to low-cost solar power. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
China's central bank raised interest rates for the first time in nearly three years. The official explanation was combating inflation and to "soak up excessive market liquidity." That's just another way to say, "We need to slow this economy down." Rob Schmitz reports.
China's central bank raised interest rates for the first time in nearly three years. Neil MacKinnon, a senior currency strategist at VTB Capital, talks with Jeremy Hobson about why China made the move and whether this will cool off a currency war.
The NFL plans to send a memo to teams about changes in disciplinary action. This comes after the NFL fined three players for dangerous hits in last Sunday's games. The fines range from $50- to $75,000. The league is getting tougher about tackles, particularly involving the head. Jeff Tyler reports.
The rough economy is hurting lots of people's credit histories. And worse, a black mark on a credit report can keep them from being hired. In Washington, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission considers the fallout from the growing use of pre-employment credit screening. John Dimsdale reports.
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