The federal government has been hailing high speed rail systems as the mode of transportation of the future. But considering the trains will have to share lines with freight trains, is it really the smart choice? Andrea Gardner reports.
Among growing trends online are hyper-local news websites where volunteers post updated news and events with their community. Meanwhile, qualified and paid journalists are losing their jobs. Is this the future of journalism? Adriene Hill reports.
A key initiative on Florida's ballot next week will allow citizens to have final say over their communities' land-use plans. In the meantime, developers have been scrambling to get their project approved before Election Day. Tom Parkinson reports.
DVD rental systems have changed drastically in the past decades, from Blockbuster to Netflix to Redbox. Can libraries -- currently suffering from e-book popularity -- follow in the steps of the DVD? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Japanese car maker Nissan said its recalling more than 2 million vehicles for an ignition switch problem. More than a third of those automobiles were sold in the United States, mostly trucks and SUVs. Hans Greimel has more.
The foreclosure epidemic is getting worse far from where it started. A report from the foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac says foreclosure activity is up sharply in places like Chicago and Seattle. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
After finding documentation problems, Wells Fargo says it's going to re-file paperwork for 55,000 foreclosures. But it's not going to issue a blanket moratorium on foreclosures. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
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