Drivers are happy about the collapse in oil prices, but with federal highway funds also tanking, even Republicans are considering raising the gas tax to make sure road construction can continue. But calling the gas tax a "user fee" may not help push changes past conservatives in Congress.
Apple computers and iPhones may be just about everywhere in the world but we're searching for Apple's European headquarters. The flashy corporate building is located just north of Blarney Road in Ireland. Can you name the city? It rhymes with fork.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, is explaining why Apple has paid so little tax globally over the last few years. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with British member of parliament, Margaret Hodge, who is leading similar investigations in the UK.
Discarded chewing gum is a common eyesore, and removing it from city streets and sidewalks can be costly. A Mexican congressman wants to solve the problem by borrowing a concept widely used in environmental regulation: making the polluters pay.
It may come as a surprise to know that many undocumented immigrants also pay taxes. But anxiety is building as a pathway to citizenship may require paying years of back taxes. Feet in Two Worlds reporter Aurora Almendral has this story.
Lawmakers in Cyprus are set to vote on a bailout plan that would tax all bank deposits by 6.25 percent. Stavros Zenios is a professor of finance and is one of many people whose savings would be affected if the measure is adopted.
As Washington works on immigration reform, a number of Republican leaders argue that no plan can proceed without more security at the US-Mexico border. As the World's Jason Margolis found out in Texas, many feel there's too much security already.
The winner of Japan's national elections, the Democratic Party, is promising to revive the nation's economy. It also has challenges with an aging Japan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Len Schoppa, professor of politics at the University of Virginia
More Americans are looking for work than in 26 years. The dollar keeps getting weaker. But for foreign companies looking to invest in the United States, America looks pretty attractive.The World's Jason Margolis profiles one state: Mississippi.
The last piece of the health care reform law is now on its way to President Obama. The law's main purpose is to extend health care coverage to uninsured Americans. Those who are here illegally are still out of luck. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
Britain's budget deficit has ballooned as the country confronts the recent economic slowdown. This week, the British government plans to unveil an emergency budget that seeks to reduce the deficit with painful cuts. The World's Laura Lynch has a preview.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Barcelona in the Catalan region of Spain, where voters go to the polls on Sunday.While the dominant issue is the economy, campaign ads that use sex and violence are getting all the attention.
The International Monetary Fund warns that continuing political and economic woes in the US and eurozone could drag those economies back into recession while the troubles of Italy and Greece in particular continue.