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.
President Obama's stimulus plan includes billions to help jump-start a new network of high-speed trains. But the future of rail is already a reality in other parts of the world, including Japan, China and as Kathleen Schalch reports, the European Union.
Was it worth it? That's the question many people are asking in British Columbia with the Olympics just days away. Seven years of planning, construction, and hassle. The World's Jason Margolis visited British Columbia to ask.
More than 8 years after war in Afghanistan and 7 years of war in Iraq, the number of injured veterans from these conflicts grows. The World's Katy Clark tells us about the recent study that says the VA doesn't know what the long-term costs will be.
President Obama's debt-reduction commission has proposed ways to dramatically trim federal deficits in the coming decade. The World's Jason Margolis examines how America's debt compares with other nations.