Marketplace AM for March 21, 2007
Mar 21, 2007

Marketplace AM for March 21, 2007

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This in-flight film is not yet rated

Mar 21, 2007
Airlines face their own editing dilemma: For every passenger who complains about scenes being cut from in-flight movies, there's a parent who's outraged at content that's been left in. Enter a plea for federal standards.

Global fixes for global warming

Mar 21, 2007
The theory behind geo-engineering is that if technology is to blame for climate change, it might also be used to fix it. But the solutions are controversial and even proponents warn they should be viewed as an insurance policy of last resort.

Will Virgin's deal open skies?

Mar 21, 2007
The transportation department's surprise move to let Virgin America operate in the U.S. could create even bigger waves in the travel industry if it sways E.U. opinion ahead of tomorrow's vote on the Open Skies Treaty.

New low-cost carrier en route

Mar 21, 2007
Virgin America may finally get its wings. The U.S. government has reversed its position that allowing popular overseas carrier Virgin Atlantic to operate here would violate foreign ownership rules.

Minutemen keep watch over founder

Mar 21, 2007
Jim Gilchrist was ousted by his own company's board for allegedly using a large portion of the Minuteman's funds to promote his own book. Today a California judge will decide who gets to lead the organization.

Gore's blockbuster return to Washington

Mar 21, 2007
Staffers are preparing for crowds worthy of a Hollywood star as the former Vice President returns to Capitol Hill today to talk about global warming. But his heightened celebrity may not help the cause.

Maybe home ownership's not for everyone

Mar 21, 2007
As the subprime housing sector continues to crumble, commentator David Frum says maybe our idea of the great American dream is a little off and some people just shouldn't be buying homes.

Subprime lenders got some explaining to do

Mar 21, 2007
Both lenders and regulators will be in the hot seat on Capitol Hill this week. With millions of American homeowners facing the threat of foreclosure and a growing number of lenders facing bankruptcy, Congress wants some answers.

Google puts online ads to the test

Mar 21, 2007
Google has already charmed Madison Avenue with its advertising potential, but now the search company is testing a service that guarantees marketers their ads are working. If not, they don't have to pay for them.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC