Britain's Gordon Brown met with President Barack Obama Tuesday and urged international cooperation to stem the global economic crisis. Analysts examine Europe's financial fallout.
Facing criticism from some lawmakers, government officials defended their economic recovery plans. Kwame Holman reports.
Stocks tumbled after the government expanded aid to struggling insurer American International Group and the company reported a huge quarterly loss. Analysts examine what this could mean for the broader financial outlook.
One day after signing the stimulus bill, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan Wednesday to stem the foreclosure crisis. White House adviser Lawrence Summers offers insight on the recovery strategy.
The Treasury Department outlined an overhaul of the financial rescue plan Tuesday as the stimulus bill moved forward. Economists and analysts react to the developments.
Jobless claims rose and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Jim Lehrer reports on these and other news developments of the day.
There was more evidence Friday the recession is getting worse, a fact that President Obama and his economic team continued to confront. Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks mull Mr. Obama's approach.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
House Democrats on Thursday released an $825 billion economic rescue plan that aims to alleviate the economic downturn through a combination of $550 billion in spending and state aid, and $275 billion in tax cuts.
Congressional leaders are hammering out a deal with the White House to offer General Motors and Chrysler $15 billion in low-interest loans. Two reporters discusses the details.
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