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Business, Finance & Economics

The Limits of GDP

The recession in the US is technically over. GDP grew at a rate of 3.5% in the last three months ending in September. But there's a growing cadre of economists who say GDP has outlived its usefulness as a gauge of economic health. Jason Margolis has more.

Conflict & Justice

An economically divided Europe

Europe is dividing in two, economically. While countries like Germany and France emerge from recession, the so-called PIIGS countries (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain) stand to sink further. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

Census problems for immigrants

Census workers are going door to door. Their goal is to visit the 48 million households that didn't mail back their forms. Language barriers and a mistrust of government are keeping many from participating in the census. Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska reports.

Global Politics

Lounging at IKEA in China

Visitors to the IKEA store in Beijing, China treat the experience more like a vacation than a shopping trip. They dress up, have a meal, and spend the day relaxing. Anchor Katy Clark finds out why from LA Times reporter David Pierson.