The government said today that construction spending fell 1.2 percent in July — the biggest drop in five years. The main reason: home building is down. So we're at the point of asking, will housing take down the whole economy?
Many rank-and-file members of the AFL-CIO question why their union is pushing for legalization for undocumented day laborers. But proponents say the move is a sign of things to come. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
With a partial recount due next week, it seems certain that conservative presidential candidate Felipe Calderon will take office. His opponent, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has vowed to create a parallel government. Dan Grech reports.
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