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The future isn't looking too bright for the diesel fuel industry -- experts from the World Health Organization say that fumes from the fuel can cause lung cancer. Meanwhile, Nokia says it's going to layoff 10,000 people. Gallup reveals its…

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L.A. Kings fans celebrate -- and pay up

Jun 14, 2012
The L.A. Kings are celebrating their Stanley Cup victory with a parade in Los Angeles today, and fans are ponying up for team merchandise. But will the Kings actually benefit from the sales?

Sniffing out what money smells like

Jun 14, 2012
Does money have a unique smell? We explore the scent of fresh (and not so fresh) dollar bills and how some dogs can recognize the smell of greenbacks.

We can all help Greece avoid default

Jun 14, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says we just need to go there on vacation.

Nokia to lay off nearly 10,000 workers

Jun 14, 2012
Once-dominant Nokia is struggling to shift from cell phones to smartphones. The layoffs come on top of 30,000 job cuts Nokia has announced since 2010.

What do Americans think about health care reform?

Jun 14, 2012
The Supreme Court is about to hand down its decision on the health care reform bill. Gallup's Frank Newport reveals what Americans think.

World Health Organization: Diesel fumes cause cancer

Jun 14, 2012
The WHO elevated diesel's status to "known carcinogen" and warned that the fumes are a greater risk for lung cancer than secondhand cigarette smoke.

A man walks into a bar... in Germany

Jun 14, 2012
Germany has been the paymaster during the euro crisis, shoring up its weaker neighbors. Do ordinary Germans support this role?

Smartphone app fixes Boston potholes

Jun 14, 2012
Boston has a new app that lets drivers locate bad bumps, and sends pothole fix-it lists to city workers.

The future isn’t looking too bright for the diesel fuel industry — experts from the World Health Organization say that fumes from the fuel can cause lung cancer. Meanwhile, Nokia says it’s going to layoff 10,000 people. Gallup reveals its latest data on what Americans feel about the Affordable Health Care Act. We hear about the enticing scent of money. Reporter Stephen Beard stops into a pub in Berlin, Germany, to check in on the country’s economy. And a new app looks to help manage and fix potholes in the streets of Boston.

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Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon