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May 18, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a new rule from the Department of Labor that will grant overtime to millions of Americans; the dent that security lines might put in airlines' bottom lines; and gender rights, going all the way back to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Segments From this episode

Defining sex discrimination yesterday and today

May 18, 2016
One author traces the history of gender rights back to the 1964 Civil Rights bill.
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One of Barber's favorite finds was a flute (pictured above) made out of an animal's femur about 2,000 years ago. She found it buried with the remains of a 16-year-old from the same time period in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Courtesy of Sarah Barber

Airlines worry security lines will hurt bottom lines

May 18, 2016
Airlines fret as security lines grow.
Passengers at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago wait in line to be screened at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint.
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The perils of swapping a car for money

May 18, 2016
Taking out loans using vehicle titles, Target sales, and one Mesoamerican archaeologist's must-have tool.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about a new rule from the Department of Labor that will grant overtime to millions of Americans; the dent that security lines might put in airlines’ bottom lines; and gender rights, going all the way back to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC