One up side of high gas prices is that many people are choosing alternate and more environmentally friendly means of transportation. bicycling is on that list. Sean Cole reports on a bicycle hand made for commuters.
Lobbyists aren't dumb. When a political convention is in town, it's time to party -- and to promote their causes -- by inviting all the Congress people and other convention VIPs. Jeremy Hobson asks, is that allowed?
Mitsubishi Financial Group, Japan's largest bank, has raised its bid for California's second biggest bank. The deal could become the biggest takeover of a U.S. bank this year. Alisa Roth gets some prespective.
Pakistan is very important to American efforts to bring stability to Middle East economies, and President Pervez Musharraf's departure raises many concerns. Kai Ryssdal talks to an expert on Pakistan's economy.
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