Segments From this episode
Big retail chains have been reporting how their stores did in December, and the overall numbers have been better than expected. Does that mean the overall economy is improving? Mitchell Hartman reports.
The EPA is proposing tougher limits for the nation's most persistent air pollutant -- smog. And it's no longer just the urban corridors that will have to clean up. Sam Eaton reports.
Apartment vacancies in the U.S. rose to 8% last quarter. But with so many people losing their homes, you'd assume folks would be moving into apartments. Where's the disconnect? Jeff Tyler reports.
Various companies have been trying to buy candy maker Cadbury. Now, Cadbury board members are reportedly in talks with Hershey. Why so much fuss over chocolate? Jeremy Hobson reports.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas. Kevin Pereira from G4's "Attack of the Show" talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's getting the biggest buzz at the CES.
Latinos are the fastest-growing part of the U.S. population. But Latino students are the least likely to get college degrees, so they're getting special attention. Emily Hanford reports.
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