Segments From this episode
The American steel industry announced 5,000 layoffs, including suspending production at a mill in Alabama. That move is leaving 1,700 workers in limbo. Tanya Ott reports.
New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is launching an investigation into 14 debt settlement companies, which he calls a "rogue industry." Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The White House Correspondents' Dinner is typically a huge fete for journalists. And this year it could be bigger than ever. As Steve Henn reports, it's also a chance to do a little business.
The Department of Energy is pulling the plug on hydrogen fuel-cell research. So electricity and ethanol are jockeying for the top car-powering spot. Are more electric cars in our future? Jennifer Collins reports.
San Francisco wants to boost its high recycling rate, so it may become the first city to make composting and recycling mandatory. And there could be stiff penalties for those who don't comply. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Marketplace for Friday, May 8, 2009