French President Jacques Chirac has pooh-poohed the American takeover of Paris-based stock exchange operator Euronext. Chiraq says he'd prefer a merger with the Germans. Stephen Beard reports.
Dissident shareholders voted Tuesday in favor of a new resolution that would change how company directors are elected. It's part of a larger trend in corporate governance, Alisa Roth reports.
That laptop stolen from a Veteran's Affairs employee? It didn't just have personal information on 26 million veterans. Turns out information for most active-duty military was on there as well. Alisa Roth reports.
Last week, the White House was hailed for making concessions to Iran. Today, another proposal: The US will supply Tehran with some nuclear technology if it stops enriching uranium. And Iran didn't say no right away. Bob Moon reports.
GM shareholders approved two reform proposals today — a first — but the company isn't obligated to listen. So what do the votes mean? Host Kai Ryssdal asks around.
A new report says the US government's pension obligations are underfunded by trillions of dollars — could our retirement future possibly be worse than we already thought? Tess Vigeland reports.
Google has introduced an online spreadsheet application to compete with Microsoft's Excel. It lacks some of Excel's bells and whistles — but it's free. Amy Scott reports.
Iraqi interpreters work with foreign troops and media at great personal risk. About 5,000 fill that vital role for the US military. Ben Gilbert visited a base outside Ramadi and talked to some of them about their jobs.