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Philly's get-out-the-vote charges

| Apr 16, 2008
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama join in an old tradition tonight when they debate in Philadelphia. They're also trying to avoid another local custom: paying party operatives to get out the vote. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Science

Bush outlines climate change strategy

| Apr 16, 2008
President Bush announces his non-binding goal to cut greenhouse emissions today, while Congress debates its climate legislation. Does either go far enough? Sam Eaton, from the Marketplace Sustainability Desk, reports.

British PM meets with U.S. bankers

Stephen Beard | Apr 16, 2008
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is in the U.S. today to talk with Wall Street bankers about the global credit crunch and possibly ask them to reveal their credit losses asap. Stephen Beard in London reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Economy could trim vacation plans

| Apr 16, 2008
Gas prices, airline dramas, airline ticket prices and economic downturns are likely to make vacation planners to think twice about going away this summer. Stacey Vanek Smith reports the travel industry is offering deals.
Posted In: Travel

House looks at unemployment benefits

| Apr 16, 2008
The unemployment rate is rising and today, the House will consider extending unemployment benefits. Democrats want to give those out of work another 13 weeks of checks. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports
Posted In: Jobs

Fed should be made more accountable

| Apr 16, 2008
Former Fed chair Paul Volcker says the current Fed leadership overstepped its mandate in bailing out Bear Stearns. Commentator Robert Reich says the Fed's unfettered powers are behind a lot of today's economic troubles.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Managing Money for 10 Years

Chris Farrell | Apr 15, 2008
Question: My husband, Gregg, runs a non-profit literary arts organization called the Citylit project (create link to www.citylitproject.org). He...
Posted In: Investing

Downsizing

Chris Farrell | Apr 15, 2008
Question: My wife and both turn 50 this year. Our son is graduating college and our daughter enters college this fall. We are downsizing into a...
Posted In: Housing, Taxes

Is getting bigger the way to fly?

Jeremy Hobson | Apr 15, 2008
The merger of Northwest and Delta creates the world's largest airline, and it could prompt more consolidation in commercial aviation. But is bigger necessarily better? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Travel

Turning video games into movies

| Apr 15, 2008
Hollywood sometimes uses video-game ideas for movies. But now gamers are making movies out of the games themselves. It's fun and games only until the lawyers get involved. David Chong reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

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