The Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman is stepping down. Her resignation is one of many which have left government regulatory agencies severely understaffed in the last year of the Bush Presidency. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Sears Holdings Corp. reported a 48% decline in quarterly profits as sales continued to fall at its Kmart and Sears stores. Will the slowing economy mean the death of the struggling retailer? Dan Grech reports.
British Airways pilots angry over a new trans-Atlantic subsidiary are threatening to strike, and pilots from American Airlines are offering their support. Stephen Beard reports why U.S. pilots are behind the strike.
A study out finds that U.S. employees are socializing less with their coworkers than they did about 20 years ago. Lisa Napoli talks to the study's author, University of Michigan's Olenka Kacperczyk, about why.
Domesticated elephants had been used to lug timber in Thailand until the country banned logging. Now a philanthropist has created a new home for the pachyderms that's also a tourist destination. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Construction went from being a leading contributor to employment growth to a leading source of unemployment. Dan Grech reports from a community near Miami that the Latino population has suffers a particular loss.
With oil demand and prices at all-time highs, American oil companies are desperately trying to find more skilled workers. Schools are responding by pumping up programs to increase the flow of technicians. Kate Archer Kent reports.
In anticipation of a surge in bankrupt banks from the credit crisis, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is recruiting retirees experienced in handling insolvent financial institutions. Stacy Vanek-Smith reports.