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New child labor law in India

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 10, 2006
Starting today, India implements a law that forbids children under the age of 14 from working in homes or restaurants. Miranda Kennedy looks at whether the new law will have an impact on the practice of hiring kids.
Posted In: Canada

Imclone chief resigns

Scott Tong | Oct 10, 2006
Drug maker Imclone is back in the news. Chairman David Kies quit this morning over an ugly board fight involving activist investor and board member Carl Icahn. Scott Tong has the story.

Can North Korea be dissuaded?

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 9, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Mike Chinoy of the Pacific Council for International Policy about the economic implications of North Korea's nuclear testing claims — and whether economic sanctions might work.
Posted In: Canada

Sold! Google buys YouTube

Janet Babin | Oct 9, 2006
Google bought video sharing site YouTube for $1.65 billion today. Critics of the deal say it could cost them that much in copyright lawsuits, but other deals today make that less likely. Janet Babin explains.
Posted In: Science

Dolans want Cablevision off the market

Amy Scott | Oct 9, 2006
The family that controls Cablevision is trying to take the company private again. Their last attempt failed, but this time the Dolans are back with a higher offer and a simpler plan. Amy Scott reports.

Retiring 'An Army of One'

Hilary Wicai | Oct 9, 2006
The Army's announcing a new slogan today: "Army Strong." It's part of a $200 million advertising campaign to convince young Americans to sign up with Uncle Sam. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

New inflation thinking captures Nobel Prize

Scott Tong | Oct 9, 2006
Columbia University professor Edmund Phelps won the Nobel Prize for Economics this morning for his study of inflation and how it relates to unemployment. Scott Tong has the story.
Posted In: Science

Fighting for customers in Lebanon

| Oct 9, 2006
Small businesses dominate Lebanon's economy. Cutthroat competition was already the rule, but after war devastated the country's peak tourism season, the struggle to survive has become desperate. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

A different way of doing business

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 9, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal visits Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy in the latest Conversation from the Corner Office. McNealy talks about how his company has been able to compete with Microsoft and IBM on a much smaller budget.

Sloan Sessions: Pretexting

Scott Jagow | Oct 9, 2006
Host Scott Jagow speaks with Newsweek magazine's Wall Street editor Alan Sloan about possible criminal charges and who should be held responsible in Hewlett-Packard's corporate spying scandal.
Posted In: Wall Street