The latest jobs report has us down 54,000 jobs while the unemployment rate ticked up to 9.6%. Liz Ann Sonders from Charles Schwab talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether it is surprising that we keep losing jobs and CBS MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger tells us why this is the result of a "two decade party."
A new kind of electric bus hits the road in Southern California. It will carry a full load of passengers over 30 miles, stop for 10 minutes, and fully recharge its batteries. The inventor points out the obvious: that's a lot less time than it takes to charge your cell phone. Steve Julian reports.
Noise may not top your list of problems that need to be solved. But if you live near an airport, work in a big city, you know unwanted sound can be a real problem. Jane Lindholm reports on the issue of noise.
Author Douglas Wellman talks with Bill Radke about his new book, "Boxes: The Secret Life of Howard Hughes," which claims billionaire Howard Hughes lost his money and still lived happily for a lot longer than you think.
In Orlando, Fla., a bloody battle for the veins of local high school kids has come to a conclusion. Two rival blood banks were trying to out-bid each other for the right to hold blood drives at 19 local high schools. Judith Smelser reports.
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