Business, Economics and Jobs

IOU: consumer borrowing is on the rise

Times are tough, so people are turning to credit more and more. The Federal Reserve Board says the rate at which consumers borrowed money in June increased more quickly than in any month since November. Guest: Gail Cunningham, Senior Director, Public Relations, National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

Arts, Culture & Media

Migrant Workers Lovesong

100 million Chinese have left rural homes to work in the booming cities of northern China. Their lives are hard, dangerous, and lonely. Songwriter Chen Xing wants to soothe their troubled minds. Produced by Gideon D'Arcangelo.

Arts, Culture & Media

Beijing hotels not full

Anne Donahue reports that many hotels in the Olympic host city of Beijing aren't seeing the rush of customers they were anticipating, and in fact, it's not too late to get a cheap hotel room in Beijing.