Marketplace PM for December 13, 2006
In January, Democrats will take charge on Capitol Hill. But commentator Robert Reich says don't look to them to change the things they campaigned against.
Microsoft's trying to generate buzz for its new search engine with a live-action sexy librarian character with an attitude. Ms. Dewey is her name. Sean Cole paid her a visit and found her hard to leave.
Conventional wisdom for industries in a downturn has been that bigger's the way to go. And several airlines are now considering mergers. Economist Allen Michel talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether those would be wise moves.
A new climate report says a critical lack of snow in Europe might be only the tip of the iceberg for its thawing slopes. Sam Eaton reports.
European Union leaders will meet in Brussels to make it official: Turkey's application to join the E.U. is on hold. Turkey's been trying to get in for decades and it's not expected to give up. Stephen Beard reports.