Three large and still mostly uncontained fires have burned thousands of acres in San Diego County, according to local media.
A new study finds a surprising pattern as to the way benefits to the poor are given out in America – the very poorest are receiving less. Johns Hopkins economics professor Robert Moffitt, who crunched welfare numbers over several decades, joins Marketplace’s Mark Garrison to explain. Click on the audio player above to hear more.
With an expensive communication satellite as its payload, a Russian Proton-M rocket broke apart during its third stage last night. The unmanned rocket failed at an altitude of 100 miles.