A New York judge has approved General Motors Corp.'s bankruptcy sale in a move that will allow the company's most-profitable assets to quickly emerge from bankruptcy protection under government ownership.
In other news, a leading cleric in Iran told worshipers that opposition protesters should be punished "ruthlessly and savagely," and President Obama met in Washington with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
In other news, two bombings at Pakistani mosques killed at least nine people and the U.N. Security Council expanded sanctions against North Korea.
Italian automaker Fiat became the new owner of most of Chrysler's assets Wednesday, in a move that largely ends the U.S. company's bankruptcy process and staves off concerns about liquidating the company.
In the first of a new set of reports for the Generation Next series, Judy Woodruff traveled to Detroit to profile recent graduates from a GM training program who are now facing the prospect of finding a new career.
David Brooks and Ruth Marcus discuss the news of the week, including President Obama's speech on U.S.-Muslim ties, Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court bid and GM's bankruptcy plan.
Analysts take a closer look at the deeper, long-term effects of General Motors' bankruptcy filing.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Detroit residents about the "collateral damage," or ripple effects, from General Motors' bankruptcy filing earlier in the week.
Question: What’s the collateral damage or ripple effects of GM’s bankruptcy? Paul Solman: Funny you should ask. We’re in the process of scripting a brief story for tonight’s NewsHour addressing this very question. (Brief for us, that is: For the…
The political stakes are high for the Obama administration in guiding General Motors into bankruptcy -- and allowing the government to take a majority stake in the company. Analysts examine the political and economic implications of the decisions.
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