Used-car dealers, small manufacturers feel credit squeeze as states and cities postpone projects.
Because 60 percent of the energy use on clothing is tied to its care, how you clean your clothes matters more to the environment than what they’re made of.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warns of measures that could slow the bailout bill, but says, "I share your frustrations" on executive pay.
Readers remember the friendships they formed through the Monitor's old pen-pal column.
The biggest impact of Lehman's bankruptcy and other recent turmoil could be tighter credit.