May 18, 2012 The city of Stockton, Calif. has been hit hard by the financial crisis. With the city on the verge of bankruptcy, residents share what it's like when your town is teetering on the brink.
May 8, 2012 Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.
May 8, 2012 The expulsion of the correspondent of Al Jazeera English from China is a blow to the rapidly expanding news service.
Apr 27, 2012 The fashion designer Betsey Johnson has filed for bankruptcy protection. Dozens of the fashion designers' stores will close, and hundred of employees will be laid off.
Apr 24, 2012 In London, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James are facing tough questions at a government hearing into news media ethics. When they appeared together before parliament last year, the Murdochs did not get an easy ride. One lawmaker accused them of running their media empire like the mafia.
Apr 13, 2012 A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that public radio and TV stations cannot be barred from running political messages. But does this mean public stations are about to get a flood of paid campaign messages?
Mar 26, 2012 The parent company of American Airlines wants more concessions from unions, or it'll push to cancel existing labor contracts.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 21, 2012 Current laws make it very hard for student loans to be forgiven. There's a proposal now in Congress that would change that.
Mar 9, 2012 Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes takes over as owner and editor-in-chief of The New Republic. He's 28. The magazine is nearly 100.