In 2008 Boston had 1,215 foreclosed properties. But it wasn't as bad as other cities have experienced. Monica Brady-Myerov reports on how Beantown's prevention strategies have helped the city keep on top of the foreclosure crisis.
There has been a lot of outcry over Wall Street's big bonuses. But many other CEO's are getting posh perks too. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Footnoted.org's Michelle Leder, who has been tracking some of the perks.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened field offices internationally after several scares over tainted drugs abroad. Critics say the increased scrutiny feels like a crackdown. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Talent agencies William Morris and Endeavor are expected to announce a merger, which could create a star chamber big enough to pull back power from Hollywood's big studios. But will their cultures clash? Jennifer Collins reports.
Mexico's economy is taking a beating with high unemployment and drug violence. Now add the swine flu outbreak to the list. Dan Grech reports on how the flu outbreak is hurting Mexico's already weak economy.
Three Philadelphia tour guides are seeking to overturn an ordinance requiring them to pass a history test and become licensed before taking tourists through the City of Brotherly Love. Joel Rose reports.
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