The United Auto Workers is in the middle of its annual legislative conference, and as its an election year, the union is more fired up than usual. But Steve Tripoli reports UAW support doesn't come directly from funding.
While oil companies like Shell and Exxon are reporting record profits, BP is down 22 percent from the previous year. Stephen Beard reports with refining issues in the U.S., it's not entirely unexpected.
While Disney may be disappointed with slumping theme park attendance, it can rest easier with the Hannah Montana movie racking in records at the box office. Lisa Napoli has more on the concert film "3D."
In an election year not dominated by one single polarizing figure, political books are struggling to enjoy the popularity they once did. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports publishers still have plenty of them on their spring lists.
Natural skin care maker Burt's Bees' latest ad campaign sizes up the synthetics in rivals' products with Burt's natural ingredients. But some find these ads ironic for a company owned by Clorox. Sarah Garder reports.
Democratic Senator Kent Conrad will lead the Senate Budget Committee today in an attack against President Bush's 2009 budget. He claims the plan leaves out the cost of Iraq and other details. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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