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Photo by Flickr user hakaider. Has all the talk about the debt ceiling left you wanting to reach for a cold one? Or several? How likely are they to be drowning their sorrows elsewhere in the world? You might…
By Paul Solman
Daily U.S. Government Income and Expenditures: Use the slide bar to see how Treasury's cash deficit is projected to grow if the debt ceiling is reached, starting with Aug. 3. Mouse over the red points to see the running…
Editor's Note: The First Family's 2010 tax return was released today and we've pulled out some of the more interesting numbers in a graphic for you. Here's the snapshot: the Obamas reported an adjusted gross income of $1,728,096, about…
By Elizabeth Shell
According to the U.S. Census Bureau the nation grew almost ten percent over the last decade -- from 281.4 million in 2000 to 308.7 million in 2010. The country's racial mix has shifted too. The number of people that…
Business correspondent Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to two counties in Ohio: Crawford and Delaware. Thirty years ago the counties had similar average incomes but they've grown apart. The town of Galion…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to two counties in Ohio - Crawford and Delaware. Thirty years ago they had similar average incomes but today, they've grown apart. The town of Galion in…
Editor's Note: As the fire over collective bargaining and public worker benefits burns across the country, on Thursday's broadcast we're looking at perhaps the issue behind it all: public pensions and how to pay for them. Our story…
Editor's Note: As the fire over collective bargaining and public worker benefits burns across the country, on Thursday's broadcast we're looking at perhaps the issue behind it all: public pensions and how to pay for them. Our story takes place…
Today's Tool$ We Use features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus Global Warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus on GM's…
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