The plain pages of U.S. passports are now being replaced with pages displaying Americana and quotes of famous presidents. Commentator and travel writer Karrie Jacobs says the new look is not something she's proud to have in hand.
A new rule out today requires anyone crossing the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico to provide a passport or drivers license along with a birth certificate. Dan Grech explores how this might affect tourism.
After 119 years in the Wall Street area of Lower Manhattan, Rupert Murdoch is planning to relocate the Wall Street Journal to Midtown. Jeremy Hobson reports the move doesn't seem to bother people as much as changes to the paper.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to charge a fee to drive through Midtown Manhattan quickly divided the city. This week, the state's recommendations for an alternative come in. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Cab drivers in London are getting paid to pitch various products to their passengers during the ride. Marketplace's Stephen Beard explains to Scott Jagow how the idea of sales are mentioned in conversation -- and why it works.
Marketplace's Geoff Brumfiel is one of a half a million London cyclists who pedal to work in the morning. He gives us the benefits of biking to work -- and details the discomfort of being crammed by a double-decker.