Helen Palmer | Feb 24, 2006
The FDA, under fire for sluggishness in approving generic drugs, announced this week that it had OKed a generic version of the popular nasal spray Flonase. In response, the drug's maker, GlaxoSmithKline, took legal action to halt the move. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.
Rachel Dornhelm | Feb 24, 2006
KFC announced a new TV spot that viewers will have to watch frame by frame to find a secret code. Is this type of advertising enough to get DVR users to lay off the fast forward button? Rachel Dornhelm reports.
| Feb 24, 2006
Bird flu fears in Brazil has caused the price of the colorful feathers in carnival costumes to skyrocket. Paulo Prada has more.
Amy Scott | Feb 23, 2006
After regulators accused mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae of manipulating earnings to meet Wall Street expectations, the company commissioned a review of itself. The report says Fannie Mae has cleaned house, and that no one responsible for the fraud remains with the company. Amy Scott has more.
| Feb 23, 2006
US family incomes fell in 2004 while median household incomes edged up, according to a new Federal Reserve study. The Fed noted that American families have been strongly influenced by a decline in the overall median amount of wages. Curt Nickisch looks into the numbers.
Bob Moon | Feb 23, 2006
The Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo begins selling Lenovo-branded computers outside of China today. Lenovo is the world's third-largest computer maker after Dell and Hewlett-Packard. Will the Lenovo brand fly with American consumers? Bob Moon has the story.
Kai Ryssdal | Feb 23, 2006
The White House has been trying to put to rest the controversy over a company from Dubai taking over operation of some US ports. With all the oil money, you might think the Middle East would be a big source for US foreign investment. Not so. Kai talks with Bruce Stokes, a columnist for the National Journal in Washington.
Hilary Wicai | Feb 23, 2006
The International Labor Organization has adopted a new bill of rights for all maritime workers. But how enforceable is it? Hillary Wicai reports.
Andrea Gardner | Feb 23, 2006
Andrea Gardner reports on Famima, a Japanese company that's out to give the mini-mart a makeover.