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It has been a year since Congress passed the Affordable Care Act. Many of the changes won't take place until 2014, but for some, the groundwork is being laid now. A new crop of health care co-ops are being planned that could bring together insurance companies and doctors to increase care and reduce costs.
Even before the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant was already one of the most trouble-prone facilities in the country. But as problems continue, many look to plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company's questionable history.
The President is in South America this week hoping to forge stronger partnerships with countries like Colombia and Panama as the region bounces back from the global recession.
President Obama is in Central and South America this week pushing his five-year plan to double trade with the region. Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations explains how each party benefits from the trade relationship.
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 22, 2011