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A new airline rule says that carriers will be fined more than $25,000 per passenger if they're kept waiting on the tarmac for more than three hours. But some experts say that doesn't address inadequacies in the system. Alisa Roth reports.
Two million first-time homebuyers took advantage of the tax incentive program which ends this Friday. But did it really stimulate the housing market? A new survey says consumers seem to think so. Brett Neely reports.
British voters hit the polls next week, and politicians are duking it out in the U.K.'s first election to use Facebook and Twitter. They're also finding the traditional campaign poster to be very effective. Christopher Werth reports.
President Obama is set to nominate three people to the board of the Federal Reserve. Stacey Vanek-Smith explores his choices with former Fed vice chair Alice Rivlin of the Brookings Institution.
A report out today says by the end of the decade, nearly 20 percent more jobs will require a Master's or PhD. But graduation rates are low for PhD's, and few minority students go beyond an undergraduate education. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 29, 2010