Globalization has reached grade school. Thanks to the Internet and a little entrepreneurial spirit, some students are getting help with their studies from tutors on the other side of the world. Francesca Segre reports.
The London Stock Exchange rebuffed its takeover advances earlier this year, so NASDAQ announced this morning it's putting its 31 percent stake in LSE up for sale. It's got its eye on another exchange now, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The annual meeting of North American presidents, designed to integrate the economies of the the U.S., Canada and Mexico, has earned the nickname "Three Amigos Summit." But relations are strained among these so-called friends, Dan Grech reports.
Switzerland's central bank chairman took off the gloves over the weekend, predicting in press interviews that we haven't seen the end of the crisis in world financial markets, thanks to the U.S. Stephen Beard has more.
The bells at London's famed clock tower have been quieted so some of its 148-year-old parts can be replaced. That they lasted that long is a marvel of Victorian engineering, explains Keeper of the Great Clock Mike McCann.
Online phone provider Skype is still working on its network this morning after a software crash yesterday left some 220 million users without service. Critics say the incident highlights a glaring flaw, Stephen Beard reports.
Mexico has plans on the drawing board for a brand new megaport that just might become reality, but neighboring ports in Long Beach and Los Angeles aren't too worried about the competition. Dan Grech reports.
The charitable organization CARE is turning down $45 million in U.S. government aid because, it says, the strings attached to the food aid package are hurting developing countries. John Dimsdale reports.