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Food prices spike on demand, energy costs

Janet Babin | May 15, 2007
A new federal report says the sticker shock at many American supermarkets is directly related to the rising cost of energy and a bigger appetite across the globe. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

All the news that's fit to buy

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | May 15, 2007
Reuters and Canadian publisher Thomson have a $17.2 billion deal. Combined, the companies would create the world's biggest provider of financial news and data, but the proposed merger could face regulatory and union problems, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Tinkering with Chrysler

Steve Tripoli | May 15, 2007
Cerberus may have picked up Chrysler for a steal <i>if</i> it can get the automaker back on a profitable course. We sent Steve Tripoli to find out whether analysts think a comeback is really in the works and what it'll take.
Posted In: Auto

Sex offenders still lurking on MySpace

| May 15, 2007
MySpace is back in the hot seat. Eight states have asked the social networking site to hand over info on registered sex offenders and remove their profiles. MySpace says it's already working on the latter, Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime, Science

China launches 'charm offensive'

Scott Tong | May 15, 2007
Vietnam and China haven't exactly had the friendliest history. But time, as they say, heals all wounds and recently the winds of trade have been pushing the neighboring countries closer than ever. Scott Tong explains.
Posted In: Canada

Daimler pays big to unload Chrysler

Kai Ryssdal | May 14, 2007
Nine years after acquiring Chrysler, Daimler is spending $650 million just to get somebody to take the car company off its hands. Kai Ryssdal totals it up.
Posted In: Auto

Where's the value in Chrysler?

Kai Ryssdal | May 14, 2007
What does Cerberus Capital Management see in Chrysler? Kai Ryssdal talks with The New York Times' Micheline Maynard about where profits may lie.
Posted In: Auto

Chrysler workers ride with Cerberus

Amy Scott | May 14, 2007
UAW chief Ron Gettelfinger originally opposed the Daimler-Cerberus deal for Chrysler, but he had a striking change of heart. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Bush calls for alternative fuel plans

John Dimsdale | May 14, 2007
President Bush has directed his cabinet to come up with rules that would lead to a 20% cut in gasoline use in the United States within 10 years. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

The high price of online eavesdropping

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 14, 2007
Cable, DSL and voice-over-Internet companies are now required to let the government tap into people's Internet communications. It's an expensive proposition. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime