Opposition activists say more than 200 people are dead after explosions near Damascus. Their claim that some type of poisonous gas was used is being denied by President Bashar Assad's regime.
You can cut your power bill by conserving energy, but unlike your phone or cable bill, you typically can't save by choosing a different plan. Now that's changing as power companies steal from the mobile phone playbook. Some companies are offering free power on nights and weekends or pre-paid plans. This can save you money, or it can blow you away with higher bills.
Marketplace's Senior Producer of Personal Finance, Paddy Hirsch, joins Morning Report host Mark Garrison to explain how to make the right choice. Click on the audio player above to hear more.
Germany's finance minister says Greece may need another big bailout. The BBC's Damien McGuinness joins Marketplace's Mark Garrison to discuss.
We've heard wearable technology is coming, but it feels a bit surprising that the hot new item is a throwback -- the smartwatch. Apple is supposedly working on one. There's the crowdfunded Pebble watch, which delivers texts and other notifications from your phone to your wrist. And now, Samsung looks to be on the verge of releasing its own watch next month.
Om Malik, founder of tech website GigaOM, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss.