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How far can money go toward healing?

Sean Cole | Jul 25, 2008
It's been almost a year since Canada agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to survivors of its Indian Residential Schools who suffered physical and sexual abuse. Sean Cole reports on how whether money can truly right a wrong.
Posted In: Canada

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 25, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Bob Moon about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

Movies put big profits in comics' books

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 25, 2008
The big annual comic conference, Comic-Con, is underway in San Diego. Host Kai Ryssdal talks Joe Field, president of the comic retailer's trade group ComicsPro, about the summer blockbuster movies' impacts on comic book sales.

Congress is on empty for energy bills

Sam Eaton | Jul 25, 2008
The number of energy bills Congress has passed comes to exactly zero. So if $4-a-gallon gas and oil at $125 a barrel isn't enough of a crisis to get lawmakers going, what is? Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Oil

Stockton: America's foreclosure capital

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 25, 2008
Stockton, Calif., tops a list of cities with the most home foreclosures, with 1 out of 25 homes in trouble. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Bob Bressani, Stockton's interim housing director, about why the city has been hit so hard.
Posted In: Housing

Random act of greenness or a job well done?

Richard Core | Jul 25, 2008
KB Home has announced it will commit to a new set of environmental standards in its housing developments, including making all of its new...

Box office entertains record-breakers

| Jul 25, 2008
Economy have you up for a little escapism? You're not alone. Batman is expected to continue breaking box office records this weekend, and of course the X-files movie opens. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks movies with Variety's Michael Speier.
Posted In: Entertainment

Russia, BP in oil struggle

Stephen Beard and Bob Moon | Jul 25, 2008
In a battle for control of one of the world's most valuable resources, billionaire Russian investors have been trying to maneuver control over BP. Bob Moon discusses the struggle for oil power with Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Oil

How the new housing bill might help

Dan Grech | Jul 25, 2008
Foreclosure filings doubled last quarter compared to a year ago. One in every 171 households nationwide is now in some stage of foreclosure. Will the housing bill moving through Congress help? Dan Grech has more.

Shark fin soup flips population

Steve Henn | Jul 25, 2008
Yesterday, the federal government tightened regulations meant to discourage killing of sharks in the Gulf and Atlantic just for their fins. Steve Henn reports shark fin soup is one big culprit for hunting of the species.