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Flat gadgets, flat profits

Amy Scott | Jan 11, 2007
Consumers keep buying bigger, better flat-panel TVs and sleeker, skinnier mobile phones — but electronics makers aren't seeing fat profits. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Retail

Congress revisits stem cell funding

Janet Babin | Jan 11, 2007
Congress considers legislation today that would make more embryonic stem cells available for federal funding. And this time proponents may have enough votes to override the President's veto, Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Cloned cow birth in UK causes panic

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Jan 11, 2007
Reports that an American cloned cow gave birth to a calf on a commercial farm in Britain — and without the government's knowledge — has led to a case of cloned food paranoia in the UK.
Posted In: Canada, Science

First taste of Texas tea

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jan 11, 2007
A prospector struck oil near the city of Beaumont, Texas this week back in 1901. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.

Happy birthday, Mr. Hamilton

| Jan 11, 2007
Business historian John Steele Gordon offers his thanks to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, who richly deserves his place in history — and on the $10 bill.

How to pay for Iraq jobs proposal?

John Dimsdale | Jan 10, 2007
The President is expected to propose a reconstruction package with more focus on employing Iraqis. John Dimsdale reports that there may not be enough in the budget.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Globally, U.S. housing market hits home

Alisa Roth | Jan 10, 2007
What happens in the U.S. housing market could have a global effect, according to a United Nations report. Alisa Roth has more.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Work and family high on Dems' agenda

Hilary Wicai | Jan 10, 2007
Congressional Democrats have a lot on their list that might be of interest to working families. Hillary Wicai talks to Kai Ryssdal from Washington.

Oil-drilling leases to get further scrutiny

Jeff Tyler | Jan 10, 2007
The Bush administration has raised the cost for leases that allow oil and natural gas companies to drill in the Gulf of Mexico. But critics say loopholes in the leases could still cost the U.S. billions. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Auto, Economy

Drilling into Big Oil for renewable energy funds

Sam Eaton | Jan 10, 2007
House Democrats hope to divert billions of dollars into a renewable energy fund by rolling back subsidies for oil companies. Sam Eaton reports.