May 27, 2013 Some companies who sell to the U.S. now prefer Mexico to China as a manufacturing base. Rising Chinese labor costs are part of the reason. Mexico's proximity to the U.S. is another.
P. Kim Bui
May 23, 2013 President Barack Obama reeled out some numbers about Gitmo today. We reel out some more.
May 13, 2013 The Bangladesh government makes it easier for garment workers to join trade unions. But will that spark the change factor workers are hoping for?
May 7, 2013 Hawaii is taking the offensive to lure Obama's future library or presidential center. Chicago appears to have the inside track, but Honolulu is offering up a beachfront site worth a cool $75 million.
May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
May 1, 2013 What are the unintended consequences of pilotless drone aircraft used to kill suspected terrorists overseas?
Apr 29, 2013 Comparing the hours President Obama spent in meetings about the economy, and on golf outings, in 2012.
Apr 24, 2013 A building housing several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh earlier today. At least 87 people are dead and many others are thought to be trapped in the rubble.