The first direct flights between Taiwan and mainland China kicked off over the weekend, ending decades of plane-switching inconvenience. Bill Marcus reports the $500 round trip could be just the thing to jet-propel Taiwan's economy.
The roads may be a little less clogged over the holiday weekend, as AAA expects about 400,000 fewer drivers. This takes an obvious toll on roadside services like motels and gas stations. Jeremy Hobson has more
Many inner-city commuters are moving to scooters as a cost-effective alternative to big gas guzzlers. Andrea Mustain reports from New York City, where sales of scooters are up dramatically over the past year.
Cell phone while driving bans go into effect today in California and Washington state, and companies that manufacture cell phone ear pieces are thriving. Stacey Vanek-Smith tells us about her initial resistance to the technology.
For Wesley Silcox, the defending World Champion in bull riding, getting bucked around in the ring is almost becoming less painful than filling up the truck to drive to and from rodeos. Host Bob Moon caught up with Silcox on the road.