Dan Grech | Feb 15, 2006
The 2007 budget call for nearly 30% less foreign aid to Latin America. Dan Grech says the growing rift between Washington and our neighbors to the south could have economic consequences.
Amy Scott | Feb 15, 2006
Today the federal government stops reimbursing states that picked up the tab during the Medicare prescription drug debacle earlier this year. Amy Scott repots on whether states have succeeded in moving eligible seniors off Medicaid rolls and into the new program.
Stacey Vanek Smith | Feb 15, 2006
Just a day after the World Trade Organization gave the European Union a green light to impose sanctions on some US exports, FBI agents searched the Chicago cargo terminals of two foreign airlines on grounds of possible "anti-competitive" behavior. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Stephen Beard | Feb 15, 2006
Last night, British lawmakers voted to ban smoking in all pubs, clubs, restaurants and offices in England. The ban is similar to laws on the books in California and other states. The English will have to stamp out their cigarettes by the summer of next year. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Bob Moon | Feb 14, 2006
US retail sales surged 2.3% in January, nearly triple the expected increase. But retailers are already predicting weak sales in February, and they're blaming the weather. Bob Moon explains.
Scott Tong | Feb 14, 2006
The government will allow oil companies to pump billions in oil and natural gas from Federal land without paying it royalties -- despite record energy prices. Good thing or bad thing? Scott Tong has more.
Janet Babin | Feb 14, 2006
A new video-on-demand movie service launches today. Developed by Disney, MovieBeam plans to send high-definition movies to subscribers' homes. But as Janet Babin reports, they're entering a crowded market, and possibly getting into the action too late.
Alisa Roth | Feb 14, 2006
Tomorrow, the House Subcommittee on Human Rights holds a hearing to talk about what role US companies should be playing in China's Internet. As Alisa Roth reports, it could be a while before the freedom of expression issues are resolved.
| Feb 14, 2006
Commentator John Gapper explains why Google and other dotcoms have gotten themselves into trouble with national governments, and why regulation could be just around the corner.