Dec 17, 2012 Newly-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces the tasks of reviving Japan's economy and handling strained relations with China.
Dec 14, 2012 Those who earn $50,000 to $75,000 donate about eight percent of their discretionary income. That's twice as much -- percentage-wise -- as those making above $200,000.
Dec 13, 2012 Michigan workers protested Governor Rick Snyder's decision to pass the right-to-work bills into law yesterday. They say the laws weaken unions.
Nov 14, 2012 Six years after enacting its own law to fight global warming, California conducts its first auction of carbon permits. Companies that give off large amounts of carbon dioxide will need permits to cover the emissions.
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Nov 9, 2012 Elections with national implications get a lot of media attention, but it's the local races that can have a huge impact on the lives of everyday Americans.
Oct 31, 2012 Running the U.S. economy is just like running a business, right? Not necessarily. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the differences between a president and CEO.
Oct 17, 2012 The complicated world of election polling.
Oct 9, 2012 Ads remind voters of Rehberg's legal attacks on city, fire department
Sep 12, 2012 Voters have been at the polls today in the Netherlands -- and the results could have a big impact on the troubled euro zone.