Text message donations to Haiti are in the millions. Katya Andresen, chief operating officer at Network for Good, talks with Kai Ryssdal about why this type of giving is growing in popularity and how big of a role it will have in helping Haiti.
One idea to rein in health care costs is to build a system around medical practices that are shown most effective for most people -- something called evidenced-based medicine. Commentator and physician Calvin Brown says that approach only goes so far.
California's general obligation debt rating has been knocked down to A minus. But why are we listening to the rating agencies when they don't exactly have a stellar track record? Jeremy Hobson reports.
A report from RealtyTrac says 2.8 million properties fell into some kind of foreclosure last year, breaking all kinds of records. Bob Moon reports on one ominous development that's a bad sign for the year ahead.
President Obama has proposed a tax on banks that would be used to cover the government's losses from the bank bailout. But the tax would also be intended to head off a future financial crisis. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.
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