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British Airways will ground all planes

Stephen Beard | Jan 25, 2007
The U.K. carrier has warned that it will cancel all its flights for two days next week if cabin crews carry out their threat to go on strike. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Putting a stop to credit card trickery?

Hilary Wicai | Jan 25, 2007
Consumer advocates say the credit card industry hides behind pages and pages of fine print to trick and trap consumers. Now a Senate committee is taking a closer look, Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Debit overdraft fees hit record high

Bob Moon | Jan 25, 2007
Researchers say banks used to reject debit and ATM overdrafts and they have the technology to warn you, but they're intentionally zapping debit-card customers because people are writing — and bouncing — fewer and fewer checks.
Posted In: Retail

Tech aims to take the dis out of abilities

Janet Babin | Jan 25, 2007
Innovators are gathered this week for a unique technology conference. It focuses on customized gadgets for people with disabilities. Janet Babin has the story.
Posted In: Science

Ford had the worst year ever

Scott Jagow | Jan 25, 2007
The automaker this morning reported a $12.7 billion loss for 2006 — its worst performance ever. And even if you figure in all those employee buyouts, Wall Street expected better.
Posted In: Auto

New disclosure rule for cancer research

Janet Babin | Jan 25, 2007
In an attempt to prevent doctors involved in clinical cancer trials from leaking results to investment firms, one medical group has put a new policy in place. Janet Babin has details.
Posted In: Health

Controlling Europe's airport fees

Stephen Beard | Jan 25, 2007
The E.U. has drawn up plans to curb fees at European airports. If passed, the new law would prevent "excessive increases" in the charges that airlines have to pay. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Sweetening the minimum wage bill

Hilary Wicai | Jan 25, 2007
The Senate took a vote yesterday to send a clear signal: If Democrats want a minimum wage boost, they'll have to give a little sumpin'-sumpin' to small businesses. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Critics see Bush's plan as no health benefit

Helen Palmer and Kai Ryssdal | Jan 24, 2007
In his State of the Union address, President Bush proposed a new approach to healthcare funding that would mean changes to most tax bills. Marketplace health reporter Helen Palmer talks with Kai Ryssdal about the idea.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Only one cheer for Bush proposal

| Jan 24, 2007
Every new public policy creates its winners and its losers. Commentator Robert Reich says, when it comes to making winners of consumers, the president's healthcare proposal falls short.
Posted In: Health, Washington

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