The US remains unprepared for another 9/11 scale terrorist attack, according to the heads of the September 11th Commission. But this week, they say lawmakers have a chance to rectify the situation, as Ethan Lindsey reports.
The clock is ticking for states wanting to put electronic voting machines in place. Local officials must make sure their machines meet national reliability standards by the end of this year. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, there are security concerns.
The Federal Housing Administration announced today that it will pay the mortgages of hurricane victims for a year... at least, those with a federally insured loan. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
A new report out today says smoking in movies inspires nearly 400,000 teens to take up the habit each year. As Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, the film industry is leery of legislative proposals to curb lighting up on-screen.
Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.