PODCAST: Europe pushes forward, late-night school

Euro notes are pictured coming out of an ATM machine in Athens, Greece.

Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and from around the web.

A debt deal was reached in Europe yesterday, but the problems are far from over.

Today, a European official spoke to Chinese leaders about getting funding for their plan, while here in the U.S., Republicans and Democrats continue to clash in super committee debates over the best way to slash the budget.

Colleges are bidding for prime real estate space in New York City, while NASA launches a big weather satellite.

Whirlpool will cut 5,000 jobs -- as it faces soft demand for refrigerators and washers. The cuts are mostly in North America and Europe. At the same time, Whirlpool says its third-quarter net income more than doubled to $177 million.

Americans dug deeper into their savings last month to propel consumer spending -- at the same time gains in wages were weak.

Also news that Employment costs slowed sharply over the summer. Benefits barely increased as high unemployment kept workers from demanding better compensation.

And in today's Mid-day Extra, we look at students attending night school. Really, really late-night school.

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Mary Dooe is an associate producer, and works for both the radio and digital teams.

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