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More than 200,000 small nonprofits could lose their tax-exempt status if they don't file a form with the IRS by the end of today. The IRS is changing the rules for these organizations so it can keep better track of them. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
U.S. cities and states are wrestling with their budgets, trying to decide whether to raise taxes, cut services, or both. In Arizona, voters will soon decide on whether to add a penny on the dollar sales tax to pay for education, public safety and health programs. Mark Brodie reports the state's business community is split.
A tiny clinical trial has sparked hope in terminal cancer patients. Researchers found that a generic drug called DCA could slow brain tumors. More trials are needed to prove the drug is safe for cancer patients. But the money for those studies might have to come from Joe Public. Janet Babin reports.
Travelers using some of Europe's busiest airports face major disruption today. A cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland is back in the air. And British Airways passengers face trouble too. The latest phase of a strike is due to begin tomorrow. Stephen Beard reports.
GM said it earned more than $800 million in the first three months of the year. Compare that to a $6 billion loss a year ago and billions in bailout money from Uncle Sam. What's next on the automaker's agenda? Alisa Roth reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 17, 2010