U.S. immigration officials raided six meatpacking plants owned by Swift & Co. today — surprising since Swift is in a voluntary pilot program aimed at rooting out undocumented workers. Dan Grech reports.
If Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson can't get trade concessions from the Chinese, the fear is the Democratic Congress might throw up barriers of its own. But commentator Bruce Stokes says it's not quite that simple.
Individual donors are the primary supporters of U.S. charities. But who's doing the giving might surprise you. Prof. Arthur Brooks, author of a new book called "Who Really Cares," talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Best Buy's third-quarter profits were up 9 percent in the third quarter and it's selling more. Trouble is, the country's largest electronics retailer is selling more at a discount. Lisa Napoli reports.
America's housing market may be slumping but across the border in Mexico houses are going up in record numbers. The folks fueling the market have one foot in each country and benefit from new credit opportunities. Laura Belous reports.
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