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California passed the nation's first global warming legislation yesterday to cut the amount of greenhouse gases emitted in the state. Host Scott Jagow speaks to Daniel Kammen from UC Berkeley about what it means for businesses.
Known for its dirt-cheap fares, Ryanair has announced it will allow cell phone use on all flights starting next year. And the airline doesn't really care if some passengers don't like it. Stephen Beard reports.
The proverbial "American Dream" has it that anyone can achieve a better life through hard work and determination. But writer and commentator Clive Crook argues that meritocracy has long been dead in this country.
About half of children in the U.S. rely on buses to get to school. So a new company in Massachusetts is hoping to convert that daily commute into a lucrative marketing scheme. Producer Ian Gray brings us the story.
Consumer spending in August jumped to its highest point in six months. But a barometer that's predicted four of the last five recessions says we're firmly in the midst one. What's really going on? Bob Moon reports.
UPS has reached a new contract deal with its cargo plane pilots. The terms include higher hourly pay and a better healthcare package, making UPS's fliers some of the best-paid around. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.
The latest fighting between Israel and Hezbollah has sent many Lebanese fleeing the country to seek a better life abroad — and they're not just white-collar professionals. Ben Gilbert reports.