Thousands of Lebanese citizens are fleeing their homes to escape the violence between Hezbollah guerillas and Israel. Many have made it to Syria. Ben Gilbert reports on the impact it's having on that country.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice continues her diplomatic efforts in the Middle East today. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon about the current situation in Lebanon.
California officials warn of possible rolling blackouts if the current heat wave pushes energy use beyond supply capacity. Sarah Gardner takes a look at the economic toll the last time the Golden State faced rolling blackouts.
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.