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Apple investigates tabloid claim

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 18, 2006
Apple responded today to allegations in a British tabloid that workers at an iPod factory in China were being forced to pull 15-hours shifts for as little as $50 a month. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Plavix generic coming off pharmacy shelves?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 18, 2006
Two drug companies are going to court today to try to stop a Canadian pharmaceutical company from selling a generic of the No. 2 top-selling prescription drug: blood-thinner Plavix. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

Dell's next move

Sam Eaton | Aug 18, 2006
It's been a rough week for the world's largest PC maker. It recalled four million notebook batteries on fears they could explode. Then yesterday, it reported disappointing quarterly earnings. Sam Eaton looks at possible rebound strategies.

Cyber bullying

Hilary Wicai | Aug 18, 2006
As kids head back to school, a group representing thousands of police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors wants schools to guard students against cyber bullies. The good news? It doesn't cost much. Hillary Wicai reports.

China looking to up auto exports

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 18, 2006
China is producing more cars than they can sell at home, so it's priming its car companies to go global. But it may face a long road ahead, reports Jocelyn Ford.
Posted In: Canada

The rising cost of strokes

Helen Palmer | Aug 18, 2006
The cost to care for stroke victims is expected to reach $2.2 trillion over the next 45 years. Doctors are calling for more government cash to halt what they call an impending epidemic. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Air traffic controller

| Aug 18, 2006
This week Job Files visits air traffic controller Sherry Avery.

Brits want to block immigration

Stephen Beard | Aug 18, 2006
Two of Britain's main employer organizations want to limit further immigration from Eastern Europe, saying an influx of migrant workers from Bulgaria and Romania next year could cause problems. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Pension bill becomes law

Scott Tong | Aug 17, 2006
President Bush signed into law a pension reform bill today. It's got a series of 401k provisions that will get more of us socking away more of our paychecks — automatically. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Katrina profiteering

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 17, 2006
Like Iraq, Hurricane Katrina reconstruction has been marred by profiteering, says a report from the nonprofit CorpWatch. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to the group's Pratap Chatterjee about the parallels.
Posted In: Washington



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