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.
Several Republican presidential candidates are promoting the idea of a flat tax -- a system where everybody pays the same tax rate. The idea of a flat tax isn't all that novel or original. Lots of other countries have one.
If Greece left the eurozone, the impact on the US economy would be profound. That's according to Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management. He says US officials aren't doing enough to shield Americans from the damage.
It's been just about a year since the start of the global economic crisis, and China's doing better than most. Today, China's premier said the country's economy experienced 7 % growth since the start of 2009. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.