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United Likely to Declare Bankruptcy

United Airlines, struggling with massive debt and unable to reach key union concessions, will probably file for bankruptcy protection on Sunday. Continental, Northwest and American airlines all fought against United's bid to secure $2 billion in emergency funding from the federal government, and could pick up United's lost business. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

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