Marketplace for Thursday, October 11, 2012
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The space shuttle Endeavour will travel through South L.A. this weekend on its way to its final resting place, and some residents feel more inconvenienced than intrigued. After nearly 30 years, fast-food chain Wendy’s has decided to update its logo. South Carolina's governor says that colleges should earn the money they get from the state. San Bernardino’s bankruptcy struggles have caused a division among its citizens. The infamous Central American gang MS-13 received the designation of international criminal organization by the Obama administration. And we hear about the rise of plus-size fashion.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap
Weekly Wrap: Can we get to 6 percent unemployment? Banks reports big profits. And the EU wins the Nobel.
Posted In: debate, vice president, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan
Despite increased interest in vice presidential debates -- from Sarah Palin and Joe Biden to tonight's Biden-Ryan showdown -- polls show these debates don't really change the vote in November.
Posted In: MS-13, El Salvador, street gangs
The MS-13 gang that started as a local street gang in El Salvador will now be designated a transnational criminal organization. That means the U.S. Treasury Dept. can target its financial assets.