Apr 2, 2013 On Thursday, American Airlines and US Airways officially announced their long-rumored merger. And Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said it made a match with Ketchup giant Heinz, in a deal worth billions.
Feb 11, 2013 There are less than three weeks to go until Washington's latest budget deadline -- the $85 billion spending cut package known as the sequester.
Feb 8, 2013 Today the White House released a fact sheet on how the sequester could potentially impact jobs, the economy, and the middle class.
Feb 13, 2013 For one thing, 63,000 kids would get booted from Head Start.
Jan 29, 2013 As furloughs loom, worries abound in Warner Robins, Ga.
Jan 24, 2013 Three big employers dependent on defense spending, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamic all expect cuts to their contracting services.
Dec 31, 2012 Defense contractors are already cutting back as the war in Afghanistan winds down.
Nov 30, 2012 If a deal isn't reached on the fiscal cliff, the Defense Department faces half-a-trillion dollars worth of cuts across the board. So why can't lawmakers come to an agreement?
Oct 23, 2012 President Obama's debate vow that a trillion dollars in automatic spending cuts “will not happen” took Washington by surprise. Making those words a reality will require a bipartisan deal that has been elusive so far.
Sep 28, 2012 You've heard warnings about the economic disaster that could happen if Congress fails to avoid a fiscal cliff. But what is the fiscal cliff anyway? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch enlists the support of his friends Thelma and Louise in this three-minute explanation.