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That'll be $5.29... and 472 calories

Alisa Roth | Jun 19, 2007
Starting July 1, some restaurants in New York City will have to display calorie counts in type as large as the menu items themselves. The state's restaurant association has filed suit, saying the rule change is unfair. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Health, New York

Oil prices spike on threat of strike

Jeff Tyler | Jun 19, 2007
Expect a temporary rise in gas prices. The price of oil has surged, partly because labor unions in Nigeria, the world's eighth largest exporter of crude, have called for a strike. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Canada

Taking from oil and giving to green

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 19, 2007
The Senate Finance Committee today is scheduled to vote on legislation that would rev up research into green energy at the expense of the oil industry. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nuts & Bolts: Pulling the plug

Steve Tripoli | Jun 19, 2007
Business isn't going so well, but how do you know when to cut your losses? It's a difficult decision, and the serial entrepreneurs among our listeners have some smart advice for the first-timers. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Semel's out at Yahoo

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 18, 2007
Yahoo CEO Terry Semel stepped down today and the company named co-founder Jerry Yang to take his place. We tracked down Fortune magazine's Adam Lashinsky on the roads of Silicon Valley to size things up.
Posted In: Wall Street

Supreme Court sides with banks

John Dimsdale | Jun 18, 2007
Supreme Court justices have ruled that Wall Street investment banks and stock brokers are immune from antitrust lawsuits that challenge the banks' and brokers' cooperation when they float IPOs. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

House members keep funds in the family

Steve Henn | Jun 18, 2007
A report out today details how scores of House of Representatives members have used campaign funds to enrich their relatives. Steve Henn has the details.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Nations vie to be among '7 Wonders'

Dan Grech | Jun 18, 2007
A worldwide competition is going on now to name a "New 7 Wonders of the World." For many countries, particularly those in Latin America, it's not just their national pride that's at stake. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

Will money help Palestinians?

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 18, 2007
The United States and the European Union have decided to restore direct aid to the Palestinian Authority. We asked Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross whether the money will change much for the Palestinians.
Posted In: Canada

Vietnam comes courting U.S. business

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 18, 2007
Vietnam's president starts a six-day U.S. visit this week. Chris Runckel of the U.S.-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce talked with Kai Ryssdal about the issues on the agenda: trade and attracting American business.
Posted In: Canada