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Past deals come back to haunt UAW

Alisa Roth | Jun 29, 2007
The U.S. auto industry is in trouble, and that means trouble for UAW members. It's a far cry from the heady days when the union could all but call the shots when negotiating with the Big Three. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto

Talkers fight a 'fairness' push

Jeremy Hobson | Jun 29, 2007
Conservative talk radio flexed its muscle to defeat the ill-fated immigration reform bill, and it's unlikely the "Fairness Doctrine" will be resurrected to control the airwaves. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Real estate slump a boon for vacationers

| Jun 29, 2007
The downturn in the U.S. housing market may have ripple effects for the rest of the economy, but it's good news for folks looking for a summer rental as the holiday season comes to a head. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Housing

'Fast track' trade deals get benched

| Jun 29, 2007
The president's "fast-track" authority to make international deals expires Saturday, with no signs it will be renewed. That may give Congress added power to shape global business practices. Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Vodaphone front-runner for Euro iPhone

| Jun 29, 2007
The iPhone goes on sale in the U.S. today, and Apple is looking to sell millions more in Europe. The fight is on to be the sole service provider. Times of London correspondent Elizabeth Judge is following the fray.

Hollywood braces for 'perfect storm'

| Jun 29, 2007
Contracts for Hollywood writers and actors are up for renegotiation soon, and studio heads are stocking up on scripts and rushing production in case of an industry-wide strike. Are even more reality shows on the horizon?
Posted In: Entertainment

Russia's great white north oil grab

Jill Barshay | Jun 29, 2007
Russian President Vladimir Putin is laying claim to potential oil discoveries under the Arctic Ocean ice. It's a region most other countries consider international territory. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Canada

Losing $$ to win the Euro iPhone?

Stephen Beard | Jun 29, 2007
Whichever company wins the intense battle in Europe to be the iPhone's cellular provider may have to bleed red ink. Europeans could balk at the $600 price unless it's subsidized by the provider. Stephen Beard explains.

Supreme Court issues a pricey ruling

John Dimsdale | Jun 28, 2007
The Supreme Court overturned a 96-year-old decision on "minimum price agreements" -- the deals between manufacturers and retailers that set how much products sell for. John Dimsdale looks at how the ruling might affect what we pay.
Posted In: Crime

China may be new Venezuela oil partner

Dan Grech | Jun 28, 2007
With ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil leaving Venezuela rather than play by President Hugo Chavez's rules, China may be primed to step in. Dan Grech reports.