February 5, 2013 Life in Puerto Rico is tougher than ever. The U.S. territory — popularly known as "the island of enchantment" — faces a decaying economy and escalating violent crime rate. Many residents are leaving the island in record numbers and embracing the mainland as home.
February 4, 2013 This would be the first federal enforcement action against the credit rating agency, which some criticize of giving a rosy picture of the mortgage bonds market before its collapse.
February 4, 2013 Where do our health care dollars go? Where does the money come from? And how has the picture changed over time?
February 4, 2013 Most Super Bowl advertisers tried to crack up the TV audience with over-the-top antics, as is to be expected in the highly viewed event. But some of this year's best ads, as judged by experts and viewers, took a more somber tone.
February 4, 2013 The USA's northern neighbor stopped distributing cents on Monday. The Canadian government expects to save millions of dollars a year. The case has been made for years that the U.S. should get rid of its penny too. Would that be a good idea?
February 4, 2013 The world's largest retailer says its investing in one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture: local food. But small farmers say they aren't necessarily seeing the benefits.
February 4, 2013 Unions in China are typically controlled by management and the government. A union run by democratic vote of the workers would be a huge shift.
February 4, 2013 WUSFAs much of the country enjoys the start of a housing recovery, Florida is still being swamped by foreclosures. Experts blame the state's legal process, and they say it will be awhile before the housing market is fully rebuilt in the Sunshine State.