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An extra 10 Australian cents per share — and a couple key conditions — finally won over the folks at Qantas. The Australian airline accepted an $8.6 billion takeover bid from a private equity group today.
In some cities, holiday tipping is a yuletide tradition. Trey Kay hit the streets of New York to find out how folks feel about the custom — on both sides of the door.
Voter discontent may have given new life to ethics reform in Washington. A package that would beef up bans on gifts and meals from lobbyists is seeing light on the Hill today. John Dimsdale reports.
Health officials are now blaming contaminated lettuce for the recent E. coli outbreak at Taco Bell. But they're still investigating — and that's not helping with damage control, Amy Scott reports.
Washington accuses Beijing of keeping the value of its currency artificially low, making imports from China unfairly cheap. China says the U.S. fails to recognize the headway it's making. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Entertainment mogul David Geffen has offered $2 billion cash for the Los Angeles Times, but Tribune is holding out for a buyer who wants everything on the menu. Dan Grech reports.