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In a report, the official government commission investigating the Deepwater Horizon disaster says the events occurred because of "a number of outright mistakes" that "combined to overwhelm the safeguards." Scott Tong reports.
The Presidential panel's report examining Deepwater warns a disaster is likely to happen again without significant change in industry practice and government policies. Stephen Beard has more.
The Australian flood waters have hit the last major city in its path, Rockhampton, but the rains continue. Now, economists are concerned for the global steel market. Stuart Cohen reports.
The Great Recession has affected people of all ages and classes, but for Generation R -- the 20-somethings who have just graduated college to find a poor job industry -- it's their day-to-day lives. Jeremy Hobson talks to researcher Maria Kefalas about this important group.
Having recently been announced as the future home country for both the World Cup and the Summer Olympics, Brazil is gaining momentum in the world arena. Steve Chiotakis talks with Wieden + Kennedy's Andre Gustavo about why the ad agency has taken the leap to move there.
A report released today reveals that although health care spending rose in 2009, the recession still caused many people to put off medical care, mostly because of lost health insurance. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
'Toning shoes' -- athletic shoes with rounded soles that make it harder to maintain balance -- are often promoted as a way to help slim down. But one maker, New Balance, is facing claims that they don't work as advertised. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 6, 2011