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New York recently became one of the last states to switch to no-fault divorce. That means couples can dissolve a marriage without the need for one spouse to accuse the other of misbehavior like adultery. How might the law affect those who make their living off suspicious spouses?
A Beijing suburb has announced it will soon begin testing out a new futuristic bus that would be built on tall legs -- allowing bus passengers to drive above the cars on the highway. No, this is not a joke. China bureau chief Rob Schmitz reports.
People inside and outside of New Orleans think the city's recovery after Hurricane Katrina has been too slow and uneven. The hold-up is often blamed on government agencies, but they have to follow residents' rebuilding choices. Five years after the storm, Eve Troeh met the head of the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, and took a tour of projects underway.
P-PIP, the public-private investment program, is a key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to bring the financial system back from the brink. And nine months into the program, it's making a lot of money for taxpayers. Reporter Amy Scott talks the details with Bob Moon.
The government has revised the second quarter Gross Domestic Product downward to 1.6 percent. CBS MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether this means the nation has experienced all the growth it can muster for a while and if this gives us a better idea of where the U.S. economy is.
American troops are leaving Iraq, but its robots are not. The Army said unmanned aircraft flights over Iraq are increasing. That's good news for the people who make unmanned vehicles -- many of them gathering in Denver to show off their products. Zachary Barr reports.
A lot of people will be listening carefully when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke steps up to the podium to kick off a big central bankers' convention in Wyoming. Will he be more clear about what he thinks the economy needs right now? John Dimsdale reports.
The government revised downward the nation's annual rate of growth. Scott Minerd, is chief investment officer at financial services firm Guggenheim Partners, talks with Steve Chiotakis about his reaction to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 27, 2010