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If you thought you heard the last about earmarks after this last election, you were wrong. They're back in the form of a trillion dollar spending bill introduced by the Senate this week.
Read the transcript and listen to the full audio for Jeremy Hobson's interview with Mark Yudof, the President of the University of California.
Apple has announced another big product launch for early next year. Apple will launch it's new App store on January 6. This new one will sell applications for your laptop or desktop computer. Eve Troeh reports.
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Mark Yudof, President of the University of California. The recession has been hard public universities who are tied to those suffering state budgets.
Further proof that money doesn't necessarily buy you happiness. In China, the population is getting richer every year. But also increasingly dissatisfied.
The House of Representatives passed the same tax cut package that passed the Senate on Wednesday. The measure will extend the Bush tax cuts for all Americans, as well as adding new tax cuts.
The FDA says the world's best selling cancer medication can't be used to treat breast cancer. The drug is called Avastin. And it's made by the pharmaceutical company Roche.
Globally, the nuclear energy industry is expected to quadruple capacity over the next 20 years. Britain is considering building several new nuclear reactors. But that raises an important question: what to do with nuclear waste?
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, December 17, 2010