The Supreme Court could announce as soon as today whether it will consider a case on recess appointments made by President Obama. That decision could have a major impact on Washington's consumer watchdog group. How is the Federal Reserve's meeting playing abroad? Adjunct and non-tenure track professors are joining unions, hungry for benefits and job security they currently lack. And in a twist, they're not always joining the unions you might expect.
The British government says bankers who recklessly mismanage their banks should go to jail. Who will take over the Federal Reserve when Ben Bernanke leaves? GDP, unemployment rate, the Dow -- some economists think these numbers don't tell us enough about how real people are actually doing. We take a look at a new measure of America: human development.
Protests flare in Brazil over widespread dissatisfaction with government services. China launches a pilot carbon trading market in the southern city of Shenzhen. A quiz about the world's gold supply. And counting the economic boost of a royal birth.
Leaders of the world's richest countries meet in Northern Ireland today for their annual G8 summit. They will talk about the conflict in Syria, but also about international tax avoidance. And in Syria, a year of unrest and civil war has pushed some private citizens into refining their own oil. Finally, a giant grocery wholesaler accuses potato growers of price fixing.
Voters in Iran go to the polls today to pick a new president -- what does it mean for their economy? The Airbus A350 jumbo jet makes its maiden flight today. It’s Airbus’ answer to rival Boeing’s ill-fated 787 Dreamliner, which broke ground on aerodynamics and fuel efficiency four years ago. And we take a look at the 'Moneyball' economy.
Allegations the NSA has hacked networks in Hong Kong and China are generating a big reaction among China's state-run media. Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some worry they could drive prices up. And a look back at housing bubbles past.