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'India Calling'

Miranda Kennedy | Apr 13, 2007
Operators in India's call centers are becoming a hot topic in India. They've even become fodder for popular entertainment among the country's fast-growing middle class. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

There's green in going green

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 13, 2007
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman thinks environmentalism needs a makeover — and it can be good for American business. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Haggling your college loans

| Apr 13, 2007
Can students get more money out of their colleges than what they're first offered? Tess Vigeland finds out with Cindy Bailey of the College Board.

About the only good thing about tax season

| Apr 13, 2007
Get your tax refund yet? We hear what people are doing with that extra bit of money.

Is there salvation from stagflation?

| Apr 13, 2007
Take a sluggish economy, add rising prices and you've got what economists in the 1970s called "stagflation." And the word is making a comeback. Tess Vigeland talks to Zanny Minton-Beddoes from The Economist magazine.

Cash in on your spring cleaning

| Apr 13, 2007
Spring has arrived and it's time to clean out the closet. But look over your options before you donate that old pair of jeans to charity. We do some house cleaning with Sally Herships.

Election '08: Wine & dine indicator

Steve Henn | Apr 13, 2007
Presidential campaigns are in full record-breaking money-raising swing. Tomorrow candidates will have to report on how they're using their cash, and one detail that can be a telling indicator of spending style is where they're eating.
Posted In: Washington

Taxpayers, meet the Coglianos

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 13, 2007
Year after year, three generations of tax accountants work side-by-side for a devoted clinetele in Queens, New York. Their advice: "You do right by the people and they come back to you."
Posted In: Taxes

Ryanair en route to U.S.?

Stephen Beard, Jill Barshay and Scott Jagow | Apr 13, 2007
Europe's biggest low-cost airline is hoping to fly through the newly Open Skies to the U.S. with flights starting as low as $28 round trip. Yes $28 — but it may not be the most comfortable 16 hours of your life.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

100 days and counting

| Apr 13, 2007
It's been 100 days since the Democrats took back control of Congress. They have yet to get a bill to the President's desk, but they've well-surpassed the past three Congresses in terms of executive oversight.
Posted In: Washington