California proposes new taxes and budget cuts as it struggles to tame its $24.3 billion deficit.
Reliance on the beleaguered auto industry is out. But what to do? Economic sages weigh in.
The downturn is forcing the man of the house to spend more time at home, altering roles everywhere from the laundry room to the child-care center.
For cash-strapped vacationers, time off this years means exploring ... locally. A report from Europe, Japan, and the US on the return of the road trip, backpacking with a burro, and growing beets.
The class of 2009 makes adjustments in the face of a dearth of jobs and increasing interest rates on student loans and credit cards.