- Newsmaker: Falling Behind on Mortgage Payments - Battered by rising energy costs and unemployment, a small but increasing number of Americans are falling behind on their mortgage payments. Celia Chen, senior economist for Economy.com, expounds on the statistics and what they portend for our immediate economic future.
- Reporter's Notebook: Post Office Keeps Money-Losing Rural Offices Open - Despite the US Postal Service being more than a billion dollars in debt, a moratorium prohibits closing offices that can't pull their own weight. Robert Taub, former staff director of the House Postal Service Sub-Committee, defends our "national duty" to keep these offices open and to provide affordable and uniform postal service.
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