Today, the House of Representatives in Washington passed a $ 700 billion dollar bailout of the financial industry. The World's Laura Lynch sums up a week of market-induced fear on the streets and in the bars of London.
Britain's government came up with its own bailout today. It approved the equivalent of a $976-billion dollar plan to rescue the crippled banking industry. The World's Laura Lynch has details from London.
Governments and central banks in Europe announced additional measures today to restore confidence and shore up banks and the frozen credit markets. News of the plans sent the markets up. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.
The last living survivor of the Titanic lives in a nursing home in southern England. And she needs a little extra cash to help pay the bills. So she's selling some mementos from her childhood that could fetch thousands at auction. Anchor Marco Werman has more.