The Irish government accepted a bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund worth 80-90 billion euros. Faisal Islam of Independent Television News has a report from Dublin.
By Elizabeth Shell
Over a year ago, General Motors told investors its stock was worthless and to stop trading it. To say the company has experienced a turnaround is a bit of an understatement. After a month of speculation and a last-minute…
Special correspondent David Brancaccio traveled across America to find people who are creating new jobs and opportunities in their communities to stay afloat during the recession for a PBS documentary called "Fixing the Future." In this excerpt, he reports how…
The brief suspension of MSNBC's Keith Olbermann reignited an ethical debate over whether journalists, commentators and news organizations should be allowed to make contributions to political candidates. Jeffrey Brown gets two perspectives on the matter.
For those who have lost a home they could have afforded at market rate, Boston Community Capital offers an avenue to regain ownership. Paul Solman reports.
Paul Solman reports on a Boston non-profit group that is helping families and homeowners stay in their homes in the face of foreclosure. This is the second in an occasional series on the mortgage crisis.
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke signaled Friday that his agency is prepared to make new moves to boost the economy. But what would help the most? Jeffrey Brown asks economists.
Insurance giant AIG and the U.S. Treasury unveiled a plan to speed up the repayment of more than $100 billion in federal bailout money. Ray Suarez talks to economic writers Roben Farzad of Bloomberg Businessweek and Louise Story of The…
One Mississippi community is using stimulus money to bring mass transit to rural areas around the clock. Special correspondent Miles O'Brien of has our "Blueprint America" series report.
It's been two months since widespread flooding left parts of Pakistan submerged in water, killing more than 1,500, but humanitarian aid is still hard to come by for some. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports from the northwest region…
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