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Another CEO headed for prison

| Nov 3, 2006
Former Computer Associates CEO Sanjay Kumar was handed a 12-year sentence for his role in that company's accounting fraud scandal. Corporate attorney Lance Kimmel offers his take on the ruling.
Posted In: Crime

MasterCard wants World Cup back

Rachel Dornhelm | Nov 3, 2006
Visa has swiped World Cup sponsorship rights away from MasterCard. MasterCard has charged FIFA with breach of contract. And today Visa's trying to get in on the lawsuit. Rachel Dornhelm explains.
Posted In: Sports

NYC Marathon scalpers

Amy Scott | Nov 3, 2006
The 37th New York Marathon is this weekend, but many runners won't be the original entrants. As demand to participate skyrockets, some runners are scalping their bibs for top dollar. Amy Scott has the story.
Posted In: Sports

Sugar goes after Splenda

Janet Babin | Nov 3, 2006
The sugar industry is drawing a line in the sweet stuff when it comes to pseudo-sugar advertising. It wants the FTC to force Splenda to change its consumer message. Janet Babin reports.

Seafood off the menu?

Stephen Beard | Nov 3, 2006
The world's seafood supply could virtually disappear by the mid-century if current trends continue, says a study out today. Commercial fishing as we know it would be over. Stephen Beard reports.

The dawn of radio

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 3, 2006
This week in business history, Stacey Vanek-Smith recounts the day most Americans first heard radio, all the way back in 1920.

Wind power credits for sale

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Nov 3, 2006
Whole Foods Market is now selling wind energy cards for up to $15 at its check stands. Nancy Marshall-Genzer looks at what's in it for consumers.

Wages up, productivity flat

Jeff Tyler | Nov 2, 2006
The news today from the Labor Department grabbed Wall Street's attention. The numbers suggest companies may need to hire more employees and pay them more. What's it mean for the economy? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Air Force to defend cyberspace

John Dimsdale | Nov 2, 2006
The Air Force today announced the creation of a major command center. It's beefing up our military defenses — to keep the Internet safe from attack. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Tom Cruise lands a new gig

Lisa Napoli | Nov 2, 2006
After being publicly dumped by Paramount Pictures, Tom Cruise is breathing life back into MGM's storied United Artists studio. Lisa Napoli has details on the deal that's got Hollywood buzzing.
Posted In: Entertainment