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Stimulus revs up electric car batteries

Jul 14, 2009
Several U.S. companies are awaiting word from the Department of Energy on who will receive $2 billion in stimulus aimed at the electric car battery business. Sarah Gardner explores what's at stake for these companies.
Posted In: Auto, Travel

Young adults turn to peer-to-peer travel

Jul 3, 2009
Some new online travel services are offering a twist on couch surfing for people looking to save on accommodations. Timothy Beck Werth reports.
Posted In: Travel

Vacation savings: Are we there yet?

Jul 3, 2009
Travel-book publisher Pauline Frommer talks with host Stacey Vanek-Smith about where good vacation deals can be found this summer. And Stacey looks into what it costs to camp.
Posted In: Travel

Going abroad for internships

Jul 3, 2009
The financial crisis is making it harder for students and recent grads to get internships they need to build their resumes. So, many young Americans are looking overseas for opportunity. Gretchen Wilson reports from South Africa.
Posted In: Education, Travel

Cities sue online travel firms for taxes

Jul 2, 2009
Some cities are suing online travel companies, claiming web-based firms are shortchanging them out of millions in hotel taxes. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Fee-free National Park check up

Jun 26, 2009
Last week, Tess Vigeland talked to park rangers from Oregon and California about how they were preparing for the first of three free weekends at U.S. National Parks. She checks in with them to see how things went.
Posted In: Travel

Dreamliner sales take a nosedive

Jun 26, 2009
Australian air carrier Qantas has canceled 15 orders for Boeing's 787. The decision is a devastating one for the airline and could have an impact on the Dreamliner's future. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Pay query looms in transportation bill

Jun 24, 2009
Environmentalists are praising the efforts of the new $500 billion transportation bill circulating today in the House, but there's still some question as to how to pay for it. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Travel

National parks offer free weekends

Jun 19, 2009
Seems like you can't get anything for free these days. But the National Park Service is offering no-cost admission to more than 100 parks on a few select weekends. Tess Vigeland talks to two park rangers about how they're preparing.
Posted In: Entertainment, Travel

Go to a national park, it's free!

Jun 19, 2009
To celebrate the first official weekend of summer, why not visit your closest national park? Admission to U.S. national parks will be free this weekend and two more weekends this summer. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Posted In: Health, Travel

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