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Yesterday a group of astronomers in Prague voted to demote Pluto from planet to a new category called dwarf planet. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at how much it'll cost businesses on our planet.
Word that Ford is considering going private proved enticing for investors on Wall Street yesterday. Its stock rose more than two percent, but not everyone believes a move to privatize could really happen. Bob Moon reports.
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad discuss where corporate sponsorship of sport venues and events might go next. Is anything in the sporting world not for sale?
Workers at some big hotels in Chicago, San Francisco and Honolulu have voted to authorize a walkout if they can't reach a new contract agreement. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at the potential impact.
Under a new sentencing proposal, persistent shoplifters in Britain would no longer be jailed. Retailers have reacted angrily to the plan, Stephen Beard reports.