According to a new rule going into effect today, personal information like your date of birth and gender must be given to airlines when booking a flight, so they can pass it on to the government. It was a part of the 9/11 Commission's plan, and a long time coming. David Gura reports.
A new study released today out of Britain says alcohol is more harmful to society than the illegal drugs cocaine and heroin. Those other illegal drugs are more harmful to the user, but the key difference in the study is alcoholism's effect on people around the addict. Susan Foster has more.
U.S. airlines today are required to collect new personal information from passengers before they board a flight. A new Transportation Security Administration rule now mandates airlines to collect a passenger's full name, date of birth, and gender.
British and German leaders met today to talk about the terror threat that involves cargo. The industry continues to respond, and there could be some big changes in the way we ship things around the world.
This Halloween weekend, Americans paid more money for halloween costumes than last year. And it's perhaps no surprise that there were plenty of economic and political get-ups. Mitchell Hartman has our story.
There are a lot of investment options out there -- but have you ever considered weather? The Chicago Mercantile Exchange has, and starting today, you can invest in rain futures. But are you any better at predicting weather than your weatherman?
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