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U.S. helps oil-rich Kazakhstan

Jeff Tyler | Feb 1, 2008
The Pentagon announced a new military cooperation pact with Kazakhstan as it tries to bring its military up to NATO standards. Jeff Tyler reports on America's motivation to help the oil-rich country.

Commission: Roads, bridges in disrepair

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 1, 2008
A Congressional commission has released a report citing major problems in America's roads and transportation systems. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Travel

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 1, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

Marketing American football to Mexico

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 1, 2008
Mexico is home to the biggest football audience outside the U.S. and Canada, and now the NFL is trying out creative ways to market the sport there. Claudine LoMonaco reports.
Posted In: Sports

NFL blocks churches' game gatherings

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 1, 2008
Churches that have invited their members to big-screen viewings of the Super Bowl are being called for a penalty by the National Football League. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

How would Microsoft change Yahoo?

Stacey Vanek Smith | Feb 1, 2008
Microsoft-Yahoo would have to be very innovative to compete with Google, which has almost 60% of the online-search market. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Science

Duopoly may take over Internet

Kai Ryssdal and Lisa Napoli | Feb 1, 2008
Once heralded as a completely open environment not ruled by corporate giants, the Net may now be dominated by two forces, Microsoft-Yahoo and Google. Lisa Napoli reports.

Job figures only add to the confusion

Bob Moon | Feb 1, 2008
January was the first time in more than four years that the economy ended a month with fewer jobs than it started. Bob Moon reports on which industries were hit the worst.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Straight Story: Borrow and spend

Chris Farrell | Feb 1, 2008
Economics editor Chris Farrell pulls out his crystal ball and sees a return to frugality. Chris sets the story straight on the end of the "borrow and spend" economy.

Tuning in to digital TV

Lisa Napoli | Feb 1, 2008
Big changes are coming over the air, but more than a third of TV-owning households don't know it yet. Lisa Napoli explains everything you need to know about the digital TV transition.
Posted In: Science