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President Obama unveils his plans for climate change policy over the next few years, but how much can he really get done without Congress? Also, Carnival relieves its longtime CEO. And the financial implications of the comeback of a 1980s-era hair style: The hi-top fade.

Segments From this episode

Taco Bell menu goes healthy, with protein

Jun 25, 2013
The fast-food franchise is looking to double the meat in its menu items.

Financial crisis profit-taking winds down -- for some

Jun 25, 2013
The layoffs at law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges show that some companies face a crisis now that the business of cleaning up the financial crisis is over.

Carnival Cruises changes captain

Jun 25, 2013
Carnival relieves its longtime CEO of his CEO-ship. Overall the company, which includes several lines, is making a profit. Carnival Cruise, which has had all the mishaps, is suffering.

Britain's government wants fast trains; some say they're not worth it

Jun 25, 2013
Britain's government wants to spend billions on a high-speed rail system. HS2 -- as it's called -- could cut some journey times in half but critics say it would harm the countryside and trains are yesterday's technology.

Hi-top fade haircut: It's all business

Jun 25, 2013
The iconic '80s hairstyle, the hi-top fade, is making a comeback. Part of the reason: It's good for business.
NBA players like Iman Shumpert have helped bring back the hi-top fade.
Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

The Nook, Barnes & Noble's tablet, struggles

Jun 25, 2013
Barnes & Noble is setting its Nook tablet free to focus on the more popular e-reader.

Obama on climate change: It's the economy, stupid

Jun 25, 2013
The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.

Schools get into the start-up game

Jun 25, 2013
It may sound tempting to drop out of school to start your start-up. But it may be even more tempting to stay in.

President Obama unveils his plans for climate change policy over the next few years, but how much can he really get done without Congress? Also, Carnival relieves its longtime CEO. And the financial implications of the comeback of a 1980s-era hair style: The hi-top fade.

Music from the episode

Big in Japan Alphaville
Anything New Bibio
Saying Something (Mukiya) Peter Bjorn and John
Love Jones J Dilla