The holiday season is for giving but the National Retail Federation expects shoppers to spend up to 20 percent of their holiday budget on themselves. The American Psychiatric Association has said compulsive hoarding should now be classified as a mental illness. Bank of America has announced that it will delay debit card fees again. Five states are extending their school year with hopes of boosting student achievement in the U.S. Felix Salmon from Reuters explains the Argentine sovereign debt situation and why it has been taken to court. And we hear about how one professional baseball player has written a provision in his contract to protect himself from the fiscal cliff.
Enrique Peña Nieto is now officially the country's new president, but he must tackle internal opponents and systemic issues of corruption and cronyism.
Buying gifts for yourself while shopping for others is a growing holiday tradition, encouraged by retailers. Just don't carry it too far.
As another U.N. climate change summit goes on in Doha, a new study of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere says current levels nearly guarantee a nearly four-degree increase in global temperatures.
The curious case of BJ Upton, baseball and the fiscal cliff.
The program is an effort to give low-income students access to after-school-type activities.
An updated version of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual could mean new winners and losers in the healthcare industry.
What recourse do creditors have when a sovereign nation decides not to pay its debt? A case study on that question is playing out in U.S. courts.