Marketplace for Thursday, June 27, 2013
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The Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform legislation. The bill includes a proposal to spend nearly $50 billion to beef up security at the U.S.-Mexico border. Also, both sides of the gay marriage fight are using yesterday's DOMA decision to raise more money.
Posted In: Entertainment, film, summer, movie
Studios rely more and more on teams of heroes and dynamic duos in action films. Is the lone action man a thing of the past?
Posted In: School, Education
High school students in New York City are tackling the problem of kids skipping school.
Posted In: Obamacare, hospitals, doctors, art
Local artist Regina Holliday has recruited a walking gallery of story tellers to make sure patients get as much attention as profits
Posted In: school nutrition, USDA, Coke, candy bars
New federal rules limit vending-machine snacks in schools to 200 calories.
Posted In: robot, space, space exploration, astronaut
This fall, a "humanoid communication robot" called Kirobo will travel to the International Space Station to keep astronauts company.