Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a May putsch against the country's democratically elected government, was approved unanimously by a hand-picked legislature.
News broke Thursday morning that Bank of America will pay $16.65 billion for misleading consumers by dressing up faulty mortgages ahead of the economic crisis. David chats with New York University Professor Lawrence White about what that means for B of A. Then, Mesirow Financial's Susan Schmidt joins us ahead of the big convention in Wyoming to help predict when the Federal Reserve could start raising interest rates.
After that, we turn our attention to Africa, where an Ebola outbreak is causing devastating loss of life. Kate Davidson looks at the economic impact on Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Finally, Globalist Editor-in-Chief Stephan Richter stops by the Marketplace studios to deliver another quiz, this time on poverty.
A pair of authors believe that certain traits such as ruthlessness and fearlessness can enhance your life.
American aircraft have carried out more strikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley. The attacks come despite threats to kill other hostages.
New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg was forced to leave Afghanistan after officials called one of his recent stories a threat to national security.
The nation's second-largest bank has agreed to pay nearly $17 billion to settle allegations that it misled investors into buying toxic mortgage-backed securities.