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India's communities gain brains too

| Sep 7, 2006
Now that India's economy is growing rapidly, its citizens who left for opportunities in the U.S. are returning with new ideas they learned abroad. Miranda Kennedy reports.

The Fed's next move

Scott Jagow | Sep 7, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks with host Scott Jagow about what the Fed should do next with interest rates.

How safe is Livermore's biosafety lab?

Shia Levitt | Sep 7, 2006
The government plans to open a new bioterrorism detection lab in Livermore, Calif., and many nearby residents and businesses are worried. Shia Levitt reports.
Posted In: Science

IRS outsources tax collection

| Sep 7, 2006
Tax authorities are taking a new tack today in an effort to collect back taxes: private debt collection. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

NBC bets on football

Janet Babin | Sep 7, 2006
NBC hopes to use its football telecasts to help it out of its rating slump. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Sports

Cost of the war

Hilary Wicai | Sep 7, 2006
Lawmakers are expected to vote on new spending for the War on Terrorism today. So how much have we spent so far? As Hillary Wicai reports, it's not an easy question to answer.
Posted In: Washington

More troubles for Airbus

Stephen Beard | Sep 7, 2006
BAE, Britain's largest defense company, is selling its stake in the European plane manufacturer. It wants to make more acquisitions in the U.S.Stephen Beard reports.

Bambi broccoli? Cinderella celery?

Lisa Napoli | Sep 7, 2006
Disney is getting involved in the push to make vegetables more attractive to kids. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli spills the beans.
Posted In: Health

India's mine safety worsens

Miranda Kennedy | Sep 7, 2006
The search is on today in India for 53 miners trapped after an explosion. Mine safety is a big problem, and India's fast-growing economy isn't helping. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

HP's sleuthing under investigation

Dan Grech | Sep 7, 2006
California has launched an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's hiring of private detectives to spy on its own board members. Dan Grech reports.