Rare earths are the metals commonly found in cell phones and hybrid cars, and the U.S. is ready to jump back into the industry. Molycorp Inc. is re-opening a rare earths mine in California, and Sarah Gardner got a first-hand look.
Nancy Pelosi's "Green the Capitol" initiative was supposed to reduce the House's carbon footprint. But it wasn't wholly successful, and critics complained it was a waste of money. It may be on the chopping block once the GOP takes over the House.
The founder and CEO of Facebook beats out trapped Chilean miners and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to earn the venerable magazine's annual award. Listen to our interview with Jim Frederick, the
Managing Editor of Time.com, and check out our slideshow of the past decade's winners.
Jeremy Hobson speaks with Stephen Beard about government credit ratings, particularly in regards to Spain and Belgium. But one British fund manager believes that the U.S. could face a credit dip as well.
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