Marketplace for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Health reporter Gregory Warner reports on the second day of Supreme Court hearings on the health care law. Why did Justices use the word 'broccoli' to describe the individual mandate? The Obama administration proposed the first federal limits on greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants. We hear about the new Facebook app EnemyGraph, which shows what you dislike. And special correspondent David Brancaccio continues his series, Robots Ate My Job.

Small donors elude Mitt Romney

In the battle for bucks, small donors are giving much more to Romney's GOP rivals, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, campaign contribution, 2012 election

U.S. pays Afghan villagers for killings

The Pentagon has paid out $50,000 for each of the 17 Afghans killed earlier this month. How was that amount of payment determined?
Posted In: war

EPA announces new carbon pollution rules

The new regulations for power plants will reinforce market realities.
Posted In: carbon emissions, EPA, coal, greenhouse gases

'Frenemy' arrives on Facebook

University of Texas, Dallas professor Dean Terry has co-designed an application that lets users voice their dislikes on Facebook.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, app

Good robots make jobs

Robots have come a long way -- from factories and into homes -- and jobs for robot makers and minders are on the upswing.
Posted In: robots, Jobs

What broccoli has to do with health care

Even the Supreme Court is beating up on the defenseless green vegetable. So, how did broccoli end up in a legal battle over health care?
Posted In: health care reform law, Broccoli

How much will a photo with Newt Gingrich cost you?

Prepare to pay up for a photo opp: A picture with the presidential candidate is no longer free.
Posted In: Newt Gingrich

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