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The AFL/CIO reports that worker safety has improved in the 40 years since the Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed. But millions of workers remain at risk.
The Federal Reserve will host its first ever press conference today starring Fed chief Ben Bernanke. The Fed's nuanced language in today's public statement is intended to calm nervous markets and bankers.
New York Times journalist Diana Henriques is the only reporter to interview Bernie Madoff twice from prison. In her new book 'The Wizard of Lies' Henriques provides vivid details of the events that led up to, and followed, the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
The United Kingdom's gross domestic product rose 0.5 percent from the last quarter of 2010. The small growth is bad news for the U.K., a country still trying to climb out of recession.
Pope John Paul II is getting beatified by the Vatican this Sunday. And while the spring season is usually a busy one for Rome and Vatican City, the big event seems to be keeping regular tourists away.
Sony's PlayStation network has been offline for a week, locking out 77 million users. But news that personal information has been compromised may spark a user uproar.
McDonalds, Subway and Starbucks are now the top three largest-selling chain restaurant in the United States. Darren Tristano of Technomic explains.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 27, 2011