Nov 11, 2011 The largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history happened in Jefferson County, Ala., yesterday.
Nov 11, 2011 As Europe's economy continues to sour, the impact here isn't borne equally around the nation. In fact, some regions don't feel it at all.
Nov 11, 2011 Three newly elected and re-elected mayors across the U.S. discuss the plans and priorities they have for their cities.
Nov 10, 2011 Julia Coronado, chief economist with BNP Paribas, talks to us about the crisis in Europe, what political changes could be coming in the U.S., and the problem that more of us should be worried about.
Nov 7, 2011 The "top 1 percent" is a term being used a lot these days, but who exactly is that demographic?
Feb 2, 2012 More Americans are living in communities with poverty rates of at least 40 percent, especially in the the Midwest, the South and in the suburbs. A new report from Brookings says it's harder to escape such concentrated poverty.
Nov 4, 2011 According to a measure called the Human Development Index, America ranks lower than other developed countries -- especially when it comes to the wealth gap.
Nov 3, 2011 PIMCO's Bill Gross says it took us more than seven years to get into this mess, and it'll take just as long to get out of it.
Nov 4, 2011 The first U.S. casualty of the European debt crisis might be emerging, as questions remain about many details of the grand plan.