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Despite speculation that some sort of federal intervention was likely, nothing happened with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac today. But the pair aren't out of the woods just yet. John Dimsdale reports.
Despite Russia's decade-and-a-half of negotiations to enter the World Trade Organization, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin now says his country won't benefit from joining the WTO and might back away from promises it's made. Stephen Beard reports.
The Census Bureau on Tuesday will release its updated figures on how many Americans are living in poverty. But there's actually a big debate about what the federal poverty line really measures. Steve Henn reports.
National polls consistently show Americans think Democrats are better at dealing with education than Republicans are. But commentator Steve Barr says that impression is misguided.
Denver's not a town that normally gets a whole lot of media attention, because it's far from bigger economic and political centers of power. But some in the city think they can show the rest of us the shape of our economic future. Jeremy Hobson reports.
While studies show that most workers want their firms to do more for the environment, some individual employees are going above and beyond the call of the carbon footprint. Beth Teitell reports.