Posted In: Oil
BP returns to the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow to attempt another stop at the massive oil leak. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has declared a fishery disaster in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, making those states eligible for financial aid.
President Obama is sending a bill to Congress that would create a new way for presidents to eliminate earmarks in congressional spending bills. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Internet
Yesterday Seattle city council became the latest to boycott Arizona over their controversial immigration law, but as Marketplace's Janet Babin reports, there's an equally powerful backlash against the backlash: that is, companies and citizens buying Arizona products in support of the new law.
Posted In: Health
A tiny clinical trial has sparked hope in terminal cancer patients. Researchers found that a generic drug called DCA could slow brain tumors. More trials are needed to prove the drug is safe for cancer patients. But the money for those studies might have to come from Joe Public. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions
General Motors is in talks to merge Google's smartphone operating system with its OnStar network. The new technology would allow drivers to use their phones to start the engine or keep up with maintenance. Janet Babin reports.