Dec 22, 2011 In the U.S., Gross Domestic Product revisions are out today, and the hope is that the number will keep improving as long as problems in Europe, and Washington, don't stunt that growth. In one North Carolina town, local business play nice to help each other out during recession. The Lone Star State loses as many as half a billion trees in 2011, and that's not including the wildfires. And in this week's Attitude Check, we look at how Americans are really feeling about the potential payroll tax cut extension.
Dec 16, 2011 Freelance reporter Julia Simon describes her 12-hour detention in Egypt while reporting a story for Marketplace.
Nov 4, 2013 Egyptians hope new democracy will begat a new era, as Egypt struggles to feed its 85 million people.
Dec 1, 2011 And how they influence a country's GDP.
Nov 28, 2011 Egyptians began voting today in the first phase of parliamentary elections. The country's economy has hit a hard patch, but not quite come to a halt.
Nov 28, 2011 Many plan to vote for a the party associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose charity efforts are well known to Egypt's poor. But some worry the Brotherhood may not make the economy a priority if it's chosen to form the next government.
Jan 11, 2012 The country is set to have elections next week, but tens of thousands of protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square for four days to demand a quicker transfer of power to civilians.
Nov 22, 2011 The Commerce Department says the economy grew 2 percent, revised down from 2.5. But economists say chances are after one step back, we'll take two forward.
Nov 22, 2011 The revised third quarter GDP figures show 2 percent growth, down from the previously estimated 2.5 percent gain. Few economists were expecting that much of a revision and it sure looks like a disappointment -- until you start picking through the numbers.
Nov 22, 2011 Congressional leaders had been counting on the super committee to deal with a lot of spending and tax issues in the short-term.