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The Department of Transportation levied heavy fines against airlines that leave passengers waiting on the tarmac for more than three hours, which led to a decrease in long tarmac delays -- but increased flight cancellations.
Kai Ryssdal reads your responses to our stories and interviews on credit scores, health care insurance companies using call centers and urban areas wanting less freeways.
End-of-life care is often the most expensive health care. Many people, when given the option, choose to opt out of experimental therapies and drugs as they approach death, but the current health care system structure incentivizes more care instead of less. So patients' wishes often get left out of the equation.
Marketplace for Tuesday, July 20, 2010