In Tanzania, 80% of the population works in agriculture. But high global food prices aren't exactly helping Tanzanians. Many are still poor because much of their home-grown food goes to waste. Gretchen Wilson reports.
A big portion of President Obama's stimulus package is directed at increasing health coverage for more Americans. But commentator Edward Miguel says the new focus on fixing health care will put stress on Obama's bipartisan pledge.
AIG is collecting $30 billion more from the government to add to its hefty $150 billion tab. And the insurance giant reported losing nearly $62 billion in the fourth quarter. Why is it losing so much money? Steve Henn reports.
The recession is causing people to talk more openly about money. It's also helping people be more frugal. Kai Ryssdal speaks with behavioral economist Dan Ariely about why it's a good thing people are saving.
Credit card companies are feeling the effects of the recession. To get people to swipe more of its debit cards, Visa is launching a new ad campaign that focuses on everyday spending needs. Rico Gagliano reports.
Some Eastern European countries want Western Europe to create a multibillion-dollar fund to help their struggling economies. Kai Ryssdal speaks with London Bureau Chief Stephen Beard about how the idea is causing a divide between East and West.
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