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Rwanda is in women's hands

| Oct 10, 2007
Thirteen years ago a million people were killed in the Rwanda genocide. When it was over, 70 percent of the population was women. The gender imbalance has allowed women to make ground-breaking changes in the country. Orly Halpern reports.

Dems, GOP ... You do agree on Medicare

| Oct 10, 2007
Commentator David Frum says Democrats and Republicans are pushing for the same approach to solving the Medicare crisis -- they just don't realize it.
Posted In: Health

Attending the conference? Bring the kids!

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 10, 2007
Smart conference organizers have realized that arranging sideline events for the conference-goers' children is a good way to keep stress levels down and attendance up. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

The Alaska senators' committee

| Oct 10, 2007
Committee that conducted fundraising, receiving thousands of dollars, never registered with the Federal Election Commission.

More job cuts for Chrysler

Alisa Roth | Oct 10, 2007
Cerberus, the private-equity firm that owns Chrysler, has been making plans to cut non-union jobs. Alisa Roth crunches the numbers and tells us what that means for the company's work force.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

India rallies against big retailers

Lisa Napoli | Oct 10, 2007
In India today, 20,000 people gathered for the largest protest of its kind against retail giants like Wal-Mart. Lisa Napoli talks to reporter Jean Parker about the country's ongoing fight against Western-style stores.

Pay no price for grocery mistakes

Kyle James | Oct 10, 2007
Customers of Norway's Co-op grocery chain who just didn't like what they bought can now get a full refund -- even if they've already eaten it. Kyle James has more.
Posted In: Retail

Washington won't return dirty money

Steve Henn | Oct 10, 2007
Before pleading guilty to bribing state legislators, Alaskan oil tycoon Bill Allen very actively spread his wealth around Congress. So far, a lot of his government beneficiaries haven't given the money back. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime

Online reviews eat at restaurant guides

Alisa Roth | Oct 10, 2007
With so many restaurant reviews available online, do the old standard food guides like Michelin and Zagat really matter? Alisa Roth found some ways they still were.

Private school not a leg-up for poor

John Dimsdale | Oct 10, 2007
Inner-city youth advocates have said low-income students do better in private school in order to get vouchers. But a new study out today says that's actually not true. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Education