Prospects for extending a federal rescue package to Detroit's Big Three automakers remain unclear after a congressional effort stalled until December. Paul Solman speaks with autoworkers about how the crisis is affecting them.
Since 2004, the company World of Good has helped merge consumerism and social consciousness by partnering with retailers to market fair-trade handcrafted items. Spencer Michels reports on the business of combining social values, opportunities for artisans and shopping.
By PBS NewsHour
In testimony before Congress Thursday, former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan said that the current financial crisis is a "once in a century credit tsunami" that will continue to impact the U.S. economy, spurring more job losses to come.
Following is a transcript of Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama's Monday energy policy speech, as prepared for delivery in Lansing, Mich., and distributed by his campaign.
Last year, Arizona passed 15 bills and resolutions giving police more tools to go after illegal immigrants, one of several states tightening immigration laws. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles examines the impact of the new regulations.
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama made a final push to court Pennsylvania voters Monday, a day before the state's primary contest. Two Pittsburgh city council members, who are split in their endorsements, discuss the city's political leanings.
Nearly one-quarter of Department of Homeland Security positions remain vacant, according to a House committee report, raising concerns that the office may be unprepared for future emergencies.
Officials say the drug trade in Afghanistan threatens efforts to create a strong central government and rebuild the country's economy, in a year when production of the poppy crop increased by 59 percent. ITN correspondent Alex Thomson reports on the…
Ten years ago, then-President Clinton signed into law major welfare changes that tightened restrictions on who could receive welfare and for how long. Experts assess the impact the law has had over the years.
By PBS NewsHour
The Senate on Thursday passed an immigration bill that tightens border security and puts many illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship.
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