The BP oil leak on the Deepwater Horizon has passed the six-week mark and continues to gush oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Many are now asking how the company continually received permission to drill with 760 safety violations.
Discount retailing giant Wal-Mart is facing the largest class action lawsuit in American history. Over one million women say that the corporation pays both salaried and hourly female workers less than their male counterparts.
Long before the we were exposed to the sexcapades of Samantha Jones, the world had Blanche Devereaux. The 'Golden Girls' character was given life by actress Rue McClanahan, who died yesterday of a stroke at age 76.
We're joined by both Bill Gates, Sr. and Jr., to talk about Bill Senior's new book, 'Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime,' and what 'showing up' means: in parenting, in business practices and in other aspects of life.
One of the key areas of voting in Iraq was the oil rich northern region of Kurdistan. The Kurds have exercised a significant amount of influence and power in Iraq's politics in recent years, often acting as a cohesive block.
Millions of Iraqis voted in the nation's parliamentary elections on Sunday. Sporadic violence was responsible for the deaths of at least 38 people, but early reports indicate the election was largely viewed as a success by the international community.