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.
Apple computers and iPhones may be just about everywhere in the world but we're searching for Apple's European headquarters. The flashy corporate building is located just north of Blarney Road in Ireland. Can you name the city? It rhymes with fork.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, is explaining why Apple has paid so little tax globally over the last few years. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with British member of parliament, Margaret Hodge, who is leading similar investigations in the UK.
Discarded chewing gum is a common eyesore, and removing it from city streets and sidewalks can be costly. A Mexican congressman wants to solve the problem by borrowing a concept widely used in environmental regulation: making the polluters pay.
It may come as a surprise to know that many undocumented immigrants also pay taxes. But anxiety is building as a pathway to citizenship may require paying years of back taxes. Feet in Two Worlds reporter Aurora Almendral has this story.
Lawmakers in Cyprus are set to vote on a bailout plan that would tax all bank deposits by 6.25 percent. Stavros Zenios is a professor of finance and is one of many people whose savings would be affected if the measure is adopted.
As Washington works on immigration reform, a number of Republican leaders argue that no plan can proceed without more security at the US-Mexico border. As the World's Jason Margolis found out in Texas, many feel there's too much security already.
Some in India are worrying about what President Obama's proposal to increase taxes on American companies operating overseas might mean for India's outsourcing industry. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Zubair Ahmed in Mumbai.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports that authorities have charged the country's largest media group with tax evasion. Some critics say it's a brazen attempt to stifle Turkey's media others say the media moguls are getting what they deserve.
Chinese state media reported one of China's richest men, Huang Guangyu, has been charged with bribery, insider trading, and illegal business dealings. We speak with Yasheng Huang, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management.
Greece has asked for the activation of a financial rescue package. It had hoped that just the promise of EU support, would have been be enough. But Greece's problems have continued. The World's Jason Margolis has more about the potential ramifications.
The French parliament passed controversial reforms to its pension system last week. The biggest change? The minimum retirement age would rise from 60 to 62. Reporter Anita Elash spent some time with one couple who retired at 60 and sent this story.
On New Year's day, Estonia becomes the 17th country to join the Euro currency zone. Its entry comes at an inauspicious time. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Raimo Poom, political editor at Eesti Päevaleht newspaper in Talinn, Estonia's capital.