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Twenty years after the L.A. riots, economic mobility is still hard to come by for low-income black and Latinos. Mitchell Hartman reports on how neighborhoods affected by the unrest have recovered. Chrysler had its best quarter since emerging from bankruptcy, while Nintendo posted its first-ever loss. For the first time under the Affordable Care Act, some health insurers are paying back part of consumer premiums. And we have our latest Attitude Check with Gallup.

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Economic mobility in South L.A., two decades later

Apr 26, 2012
Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.

Chrysler's profits drive ahead

Apr 26, 2012
Sales are up about 40 percent over last quarter. Chrysler's CEO may have something to do with it, say analysts.

Rupert Murdoch's U.K. testimony draws U.S. interest

Apr 26, 2012
Murdoch tells a U.K. government inquiry he didn’t know about phone hacking at one of his British newspapers. U.S. investigators are watching closely.

College football's BCS may be on its way out

Apr 26, 2012
Word is, the BCS will be no longer exist after the 2014 season, and the 'P' word -- playoff -- is being uttered amongst football commissioners.
On the field prior to the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game on January 9, 2012 in New Orleans, La. In a few years, the BCS may cease to exist.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Are Americans confident in their economic futures?

Apr 26, 2012
Gallup's latest surveys asked how Americans were feeling about their personal finances, and whether they think they'll be able to retire comfortably.

Ted Williams auction pulls in fans, investors

Apr 26, 2012
Ted Williams memorabilia goes on sale at Fenway Park, a chance to consider why we buy collectibles in the first place.

Nintendo reports first annual operating loss

Apr 26, 2012
Pioneer electronic game developer Nintendo loses its edge as Apple products and smart phones become popular for gaming.

Health insurers make premium paybacks

Apr 26, 2012
Policyholders and employers in several states will get money back from their health care providers. It's all part of a plan to spend a bigger share of health care premiums on actual health care.

How healthy is a country's economy?

Apr 26, 2012
Commentator Ruchir Sharma says just look at how its billionaires made their money.

Twenty years after the L.A. riots, economic mobility is still hard to come by for low-income black and Latinos. Mitchell Hartman reports on how neighborhoods affected by the unrest have recovered. Chrysler had its best quarter since emerging from bankruptcy, while Nintendo posted its first-ever loss. For the first time under the Affordable Care Act, some health insurers are paying back part of consumer premiums. And we have our latest Attitude Check with Gallup.

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