The hotel industry is making a comeback after being badly hit by the financial crisis. Linda Wertheimer talks to Barbara DeLollis, who reports on the hotel industry for USA Today, about how hotels are recovering.
Even as it upheld most of the health care law last week, the Supreme Court limited federal power under the Constitution's Commerce Clause. Seventy years ago, an Ohio farmer sought to do the same — and lost.
The former Countrywide Financial Corp. made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with people on Capitol Hill, according to a House report being released Thursday. Countrywide's subprime loans helped start the nation's foreclosure crisis.
The former head of the bank Bob Diamond apologized for "reprehensible behavior" in testimony before a British parliamentary committee Wednesday. But he complained the bank had been unfairly singled out for manipulating banking loan interest rates.
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