From supervising construction workers to bartending, women earn more than men -- sometimes a lot more. With video updates.
A mood of austerity requires some adjustment as Congress and the Obama administration wrangle over spending.
After the Japanese currency's surge of more than 4% earlier in the week, world banks move to rein it in.
World traders react to a fourth day of turmoil in Japan.
A catastrophe at Tokyo Electric Power Co. is possible but unlikely. Still, the nation's Topix stock index sees its biggest 2-day drop since 1987.
Tokyo shoppers strip water, food and batteries from supermarket shelves.
Oil leads the slide on a fourth straight day of declines. Precious metals and carmakers also feel the blow.
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