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Heathrow terminal has turbulent start

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Mar 28, 2008
Yesterday's opening of Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow Airport didn't go as well as hoped. From missed flights to a collapsed baggage system to passengers waiting overnight, much fell apart. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Travel

Lights out for worldwide conservation

Sarah Gardner | Mar 28, 2008
A conservation group wants cities around the world to turn off their lights for an hour this weekend. But some skeptics called last year's event publicity stunt that inspired little long-term change. Sarah Gardner reports.

Fight, fight, fight for school song rights

| Mar 27, 2008
School fight songs aren't all just team spirit and nostalgia. A lot of people are making money off of them, as Tanya Ott reports.
Posted In: Sports

Will 'Open Skies' clog Heathrow?

Stephen Beard | Mar 27, 2008
A new agreement allowing more carriers to offer transatlantic flights is expected to bring thousands of additional American travelers to London's Heathrow Airport. And many Londoners are not too happy about it. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Travel

Airbus is just as 'American' as Boeing

| Mar 27, 2008
Competition between Airbus and Boeing is often cast in nationalistic terms. But commentator Benjamin Barber says that in today's global economy, the idea that Boeing is American while Airbus is foreign is simply antiquated.

Insurance rates drop for young drivers

Jeremy Hobson | Mar 27, 2008
Some of the biggest auto insurance companies are now offering discounts to a group that is typically the riskiest and most expensive to insure -- young drivers and their parents. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Now YouTube is watching you

Lisa Napoli | Mar 27, 2008
YouTube, the online video pioneer, has rolled out a way to make tracking your Web-surfing interests and tendencies even easier. And advertisers are going to love it. Lisa Napoli reports.

Iraq bombing increases oil pressures

Jeff Tyler | Mar 27, 2008
The price of oil jumped to $107.50 a barrel today after insurgents in Iraq blew up a crucial pipeline. Jeff Tyler reports on the pricing cause and effect.

Fed hopes auction will get things moving

Jill Barshay | Mar 27, 2008
The Fed has pumped another $75 billion into the frozen credit markets with the first auction of loans to investment banks that it promised as part of the bailout of Bear Stearns. Will the effort restore confidence to the credit markets? Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Report blames New Century, KPMG

John Dimsdale | Mar 27, 2008
An investigation into the subprime meltdown and the credit crunch has shed new light on how the wheels fell off the economy. And there's plenty of blame to go around. John Dimsdale shares the details with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street