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Economics

Can a rebrand make Republicans raise the gas tax?

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.

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Global Politics

Economic protests in Greece

Joanna Joanna Kakissis reports that thousands of Greek government workers took the streets today in Athens, to protest a plan to freeze their wages. reports that thousands of Greek government workers took the streets today in Athens, to protest a plan to freeze their wages.

Conflict & Justice

George Papandreou's dilemma

Greece's Prime Minister faces an enormous challenge to rein in his country's enormous debt. But to do that, George Papandreou has to face the legacy of corruption widely identified with his father. Joanne Kakissis reports from Athens.