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With the price of wheat at an all-time high, consumer groups in Italy are urging people to go on a pasta strike for one day. Reporter Megan Williams talks to Scott Jagow from Rome about whether or not this is actually possible.
The subprime loan crisis is making some homeowners shift priorities. One big credit counseling service found that many clients are paying their credit cards before they cover the mortgage. Steve Tripoli reports.
The number of college-aged students in rural areas is dwindling and the local universities are struggling to stay open. Ethan Lindsey explores what some colleges are doing to stay afloat.
Federal Aviation Administration head Marion Blakey is leaving government service to take a job with the Aerospace Industry Association, an industry lobbying group. The move has sparked criticism in Washington. Steve Henn reports.
Bank of England governor Mervyn King criticized the British Parliament for the way it's dealt with the credit crunch, saying it could pave the way for a future crisis. Stephen Beard reports.
When Luis Ramirez was fired from his job after striking against Venezuela's state-run oil firm, he relocated to south Florida. And many of his colleagues are turning up all around the world. Dan Grech reports.
A lot of economists have been notably optimistic about the subprime crisis, saying it wouldn't lead to a recession anytime soon. But a poll out today from Reuters may indicate a change of heart. Alisa Roth reports.