Segments From this episode
Some 'braceros' have been waiting more than 50 years for payments promised to them by the Mexican government after legally working jobs in the U.S.
The Japanese government has expanded the evacuation zone surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after several explosions. The fires, triggered by the earthquake, have caused a surge in potentially toxic radiation.
Government officials and industry experts are questioning the safety of nuclear power after the explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. But India, China, and France are all standing by nuclear power.
The social media network famous for 140-character missives celebrates birthday number five today. In just half a decade, Twitter has become a favorite of presidents, celebrities and revolutions.
Fires at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have caused a run on potassium iodide tablets, one method of protection from exposure to radiation. But many are finding the tablets hard to come by.
Despite rising oil prices, the world still runs on oil. Juli Niemann, analyst for Smith Moore and Company, explains how a disaster in Japan could change the advancement of nuclear energy.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 15, 2011