The Oscars are this Sunday, and Hollywood stars will flock to the red carpet with hopes of getting an Academy Award. But even those who don't get a trophy, still get a pretty nice consolation prize.
Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer of New York talks to David Greene about his ongoing efforts to get immigration overhaul passed this year. Schumer says don't kick the can down the road on this issue.
The Congressional Budget Office predicts the Affordable Care Act will create incentives for millions of Americans to cut back on their work hours, or even retire early.
Problems with online insurance marketplaces have hampered the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in many states. Connecticut, a success story, is trying to turn its expertise into a business.
The Android-based Blackphone set to hit the market this summer will help answer the question of whether consumers are willing to pay for privacy.
The Jones Act, which dates back to World War I, is the reason New Jersey ran out of salt this winter.
Mundu went missing from his exhibit at the San Diego Zoo on Tuesday. He escaped his enclosure and fell asleep — spending the day in a tree nearby. Zookeepers lured him back with eucalyptus.
The stray animal population in the Russian resort town received a lot of international attention during the games. David Backes hopes his "Olympic souvenirs" will raise awareness.
Long before it fueled moviegoers, popcorn helped lay the foundation for the Aztec empire. In our video, we look at popcorn under a microscope, where the rock-hard kernel's fluffy secret is revealed.
The LA suburb of Irwindale has had to balance its need for business success against complaints from residents about the plant's fumes. Huy Fong Foods makes the hot sauce in the rooster bottle.
A lot of people watching the Oscars this weekend will probably also be eating some popcorn. Popcorn was domesticated before sweet corn or flour corn, and it laid the foundation of the Aztec empire.
In a vicious turn in South Sudan's violent conflict, hospitals are being attacked. Doctors Without Borders says patients have been shot in their beds, medical supplies looted and one hospita destroyed. David Greene talks to Sarah Maynard, a program director for the group in South Sudan, about the violence.
President Obama told Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai that the U.S. will move ahead with plans to pull all troops out the country by the end of 2014. NATO is also pressuring Karzai. There is hope a deal can be reached to keep 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year.
The program is to encourage young African American and Latino males facing a difficult environment and hard choices. The president is once again wading into turbulent racial waters.
Sriracha, a Thai-style hot sauce, has been the condiment world's darling for a couple of years. The most cherished Sriracha is made just outside Los Angeles by immigrant entrepreneur David Tran.
Lego is expected to announce huge profits on Thursday — fuelled mostly from sales in China.
The Oscar contender is loosely based on the Abscam sting, which nailed a senator and six House members on corruption charges. The FBI videotaped some Hollywood-worthy scenes.
The Crimean Peninsula has a majority ethnic Russian population. Armed men took over 2 government buildings and raised the Russian flag. David Greene talks to Courtney Weaver of the Financial Times.