Public trust in business, government and media leaders and has fallen in the wake of financial and political scandals, a new global survey reveals. Among the most glaring results: Fewer than 1 in 5 of us trust business leaders to tell the public the truth.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney offered viewers a blizzard of facts and figures Wednesday night, but not all of those "facts" were entirely accurate. Since employment is issue No. 1 for the American people right now, AOL Jobs has fact-checked the candidates' claims.
Despite all the worry over the impact of rising oil prices, recall that the U.S. is now a largely services-based economy, and observe that the rising wages that have led to real overall cost rises in decades past are nowhere to be found today. Exhibit A is in Wisconsin.