Rolling blackouts in California have ended for now, but power regulators say outages could resume if power demand spikes again.
The NewsHour's historians take a look at the Federal Reserve's interest rate cut.
The Federal Reserve lowered short-term interest rates by one-half point today. Margaret Warner talks with financial consultant Henry Kaufman, economist Maureen Allyn of Zurich Scudder Investments, and investment strategist Mary Farrell of PaineWebber.
Citing a severe shortage of electricity across the state, California officials ordered a second wave of rolling blackouts to relieve strain on an overworked power grid.
The California energy crisis affects big users of power, including most of the state's agricultural industry.
Ray Suarez leads a discussion with economic experts on the ever worsening state of the Japanese economy.
The economic downturn is fueling partisan fires on Capitol Hill. Jim Lehrer talks with two leaders in Congress.
New restrictions will likely make it more difficult to declare personal bankruptcy.
The markets regained some ground Tuesday, but economic news continued to be gloomy. Jim Lehrer leads a discussion about the nagging signs of a slowing economy.
Today the technology-heavy NASDAQ index fell 129 points. The Dow was down more than 400. Paul Solman looks at the "dot-bomb" phenomenon.
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