Marketplace for 08/02/13
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With the latest jobs report out, a look at how jobs and growth are linked. Three of the world's biggest oil companies reported smaller quarterly earnings compared to a year ago. What's going on with the oil industry? Texas is running low on pentobarbital, the state execution drug. Why is it having trouble getting more? Also, a record number of U.S. students are heading to China to do their summer internships. Not all of 'em work out, though. Plus, "Sharknado" director Anthony Ferrante discusses the phenomenon of his movie. And Hot Pockets is revamping to appeal to foodies. Will the makeover work?
Posted In: lethal injection, drugs
Texas and other states face shortages of drugs used in execution. But that demand isn't yielding a new supply.
Posted In: Sharknado, film, Entertainment
Once upon a time a little low-budget movie about a tornado and sharks taking over Los Angeles became a hit on Twitter, and grew up to head to a movie theater near you.
Posted In: China, internship
With more American college students heading to China for their summer internships, they're learning that just because it's the world's second largest economy doesn't mean that it's the most developed one. How one group of students got stuck working at a Chinese amusement park.