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Speeding up on the world's sidewalks

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | May 2, 2007
If you think city sidewalks feel more hectic than a decade ago, you're right. A study says people are walking faster than ever before, and the pace is really picking up in up-and-coming world economies.
Posted In: Science

Cloning a new generation of stud horses

| May 2, 2007
The FDA is considering regulating the use of cloned animals in the nation's food supply. But for an elite group of animal breeders, cloning is already a reality — and it's making big bucks.
Posted In: Science

E-mails sought in Sallie Mae probe

| May 2, 2007
Department of Education officials are in the hot seat for allegedly favoring some lenders in the $85 billion student loan industry. Democrats are expanding their probe and will question the department head.
Posted In: Washington

April rains on U.S. jobs numbers

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 2, 2007
A survey this morning reported that April job growth was the weakest in four years. Downturns in the housing and sub-prime lending industries could be spreading, and the impact is being felt on the GDP.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

U.S. may probe BAE corruption case

| May 2, 2007
An earlier investigation into corruption charges against the U.K.-based defense contractor were quietly dropped after pressure on Tony Blair's government by Saudi Arabia.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Murdoch has a jones to buy WSJ parent

Alisa Roth | May 1, 2007
News Corp, which already controls some big English and Australian papers, made a play today for Dow Jones, the parent company of the Wall Street Journal. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

What's Murdoch's plan?

Kai Ryssdal | May 1, 2007
Kai Ryssdal talks with media columnist Tim Rutten of the Los Angeles Times about how Rupert Murdoch sees Dow Jones fitting into the News Corp empire.
Posted In: Wall Street

Controlling war spending? Not accomplished

Steve Henn | May 1, 2007
Something's been lost in the debate over emergency Iraq war funding and troop withdrawal deadlines. The price tag for the war is approaching $500 billion — about 10 times the advertised price. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Washington

Congress wants food for thought on FDA

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 1, 2007
As the Food & Drug Administration tries to deal with the fallout from the contaminated pet food scandal, Congress has started looking at whether the agency is doing its job. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Washington

Immigration reform still not close

John Dimsdale | May 1, 2007
Congress continues to struggle with immigration reform. Back-room politicking hasn't done much so far. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

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