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Wanted: Hot mom and spokesperson

Lisa Napoli | Nov 15, 2006
A pharmaceutical company that sells anti-wrinkle cream is sponsoring a contest to find the Hottest Mom in America. The winner will get a cash prize, and become the company's spokesperson. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Some advice for Democrats

| Nov 15, 2006
Commentator David Frum says Democrats better move quickly if they want to parlay their midterm win into real policy gains, but warns: Stick to what you campaigned on.

Click, click, donate

| Nov 15, 2006
The Internet is offering philanthropists broader latitude in how they give to charitable causes — including more control over how their money's spent. Alex Goldmark reports.
Posted In: Science

US Airways wants Delta

Scott Jagow and Hilary Wicai | Nov 15, 2006
News of a major buyout offer in the airline industry this morning: US Airways has offered $8 billion for Delta.
Posted In: Travel

Fewer junk food ads for kids

Amy Scott | Nov 15, 2006
Ten of the biggest U.S. food companies have agreed to voluntarily cut back on junk food marketing aimed at kids, but some say the deal is just empty calories. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Health

Banks declare war on European exchanges

Stephen Beard | Nov 15, 2006
Some of the world's largest investment banks — including major U.S. banks — are planning to launch their own stock trading systems and bypass existing European exchanges. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada


Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 15, 2006
An organic foods watchdog alleges that some Wal-Mart stores are passing off conventionally-grown produce as organic. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

Medicare Part D enrollment, take two

Helen Palmer | Nov 15, 2006
Enrollment starts today for year two of the government's Medicare Part program. Not everyone's satisfied, but it's been mostly a success for seniors — and insurers, Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Climate change talks kick off in Kenya

Gretchen Wilson | Nov 15, 2006
Delegates from around the world are meeting in Nairobi. Climate change advocates will be watching the U.S. closely for any sign of an olive branch. They say people's livelihoods are at stake, especially in the developing world. Gretchen Wilson reports.

Halliburton's KBR IPO delayed

Alisa Roth | Nov 15, 2006
Defense contractor KBR, currently part of Halliburton Inc., is now scheduled to go public Thursday. But with Democrats assuming control of Congress, will investors respond? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street