News
5:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Flight Attendants Reach Deal

Southwest Airlines flight attendants have reached a deal on seniority following the buyout of AirTran Airways. 

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News
5:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Las Vegas Winnings Recovered

A man who lost $10,000 at the Las Vegas airport has had his winnings returned.

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News
5:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Couple Shot in Apparent Car Burglary

Two have been shot in an apparent car burglary in the Houston area.

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News
5:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Seven Dead in Christmas Shooting

A “family history” is being assembled by Suburban Forth Worth police on seven people found shot to death on

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Business
3:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

The Last Word In Business

Steve Inskeep has the Last Word in business.

Business
3:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Worst CEOs: A Check Up From The Head Up

Originally published on Tue December 27, 2011 8:53 am

Transcript

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Some of the most spectacular business failings of 2011 were created or enhanced by the very people who should have provided protection against failure: the CEOs.

To tell us about some of the worst offenders, we're joined by Sydney Finkelstein, of Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business. He is the author of "Why Smart Executives Fail."

Welcome to our program.

SYDNEY FINKELSTEIN: Thank you, Linda.

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Business
3:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Business News

Steve Inskeep has business news.

Education
3:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

With Full-Time Job, Life Improves For High School Dropout

Nearly three decades ago, Kenny Buchanan decided to drop out of school. Over the last 26 years, he's jumped from job to job and unemployment. He now has a full-time job and for the first time in years, he and his family have health insurance and can enjoy a few luxuries.

Europe
3:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Rotterdam Port Feels Effects Of European Debt Crisis

As the debt crisis spreads across Europe, the economy in the region is slowing to a crawl. One place that's starting to feel the impact of the slowdown is the massive port of Rotterdam in Holland. It's the biggest port in the world outside Asia. Much of what's bought and sold in Europe goes through Rotterdam.

Middle East
3:00 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Syrian Doctors Risk Their Lives To Treat Protesters

The Arab League is formally launching its monitoring mission in Syria Tuesday. It's not certain they'll get to the central city of Homs, an opposition stronghold under siege by the Syrian army. There, doctors are forced to treat injured anti-government protesters in an underground network.

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