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Hitting the ice

Jul 14, 2005
The National Hockey League has reached a deal with the players union on a new collective bargaining agreement yesterday. The pact reportedly includes a salary cap — the first in NHL history. Cheryl Glaser talks with commentator David Carter on what the new agreement means for the future of hockey.

WorldCom scandal sticks to CEO Ebbers

Jul 13, 2005
The largest business fraud in U.S. history brings one of the strongest penalties yet against a corporate executive: 63 year old Bernard Ebbers has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in WorldCom's $11 billion accounting fraud. Marketplace's Bob Moon has more.

Seating the Supreme Court

Jul 13, 2005
Today Chief Justice William Rehnquist did not show up at his office; reporters were told he's been admitted to a local hospital for observation. It's been widely speculated Rehnquist's fight with thyroid cancer might lead to his resignation. Meanwhile, arguments about the seat being vacated by Sandra Day O'Conner are already under way. Scott Tong reports.

Hockey lockout over?

Jul 13, 2005
The NHL and its skaters have reached an agreement in principle in the labor dispute that forced cancellation of their entire season. Tess Vigeland talks with host David Brown.

An economic paradox

Jul 13, 2005
China's economy is booming, but its two domestic stock exchanges are at 8-year lows. From Shanghai, Ruth Kirshner reports on the government's efforts to the markets around.
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Back in black for US airlines

Jul 13, 2005
As quarterly earnings are posted, analysts are expecting that major airlines may declare profits. Andrea Gardner reports.

London still a destination

Jul 13, 2005
Rudy Maxa on the travel industry's reactions to last week's bombings in London.

CAFTA: in the details

Jul 13, 2005
The free trade agreement with Central America is up for a vote in the House any day now. Americas correspondent Dan Grech reports on one important but little-discussed paragraph in the 2,400 page CAFTA agreement.

(Almost) ready for retirement

Jul 12, 2005
A growing number of Americans are postponing retirement. From the Work and Family Desk, Marketplace's Hillary Wicai reports that phased retirement is a trend many employers are happy to see.

At the dawn of the Web

Jul 12, 2005
There was an Internet before Netscape went public, 10 years ago next month, but its IPO was "the Birth of the Web," according to writer Adam Lashinsky. He speaks to host David Brown.

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