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It's gourmet baby

Lisa Napoli | Oct 13, 2006
These days parents are shelling out more than $3 a jar for pesto pasta, quinoa and other gourmet fare for baby. Lisa Napoli takes a look at the growing business.
Posted In: Health

Peace Prize goes to a man and his bank

Scott Jagow | Oct 13, 2006
Economist Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank will share this year's Nobel Peace Prize for pioneering the idea of microcredit, giving small loans to poor entrepreneurs in rural Bangladesh.

Know when to fold 'em

Eleanor Beardsley | Oct 13, 2006
Hours ahead of an Internet gambling ban set to be signed into law by President Bush, Britain's online gambling company Sportingbet sold its U.S. operations to private investors — for $1. Eleanor Beardsley reports.
Posted In: Science

Hollywood hearts Halloween

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 13, 2006
Rachel Dornhelm counts the many ways Tinseltown loves October 31.

Another online music store

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 13, 2006
Best Buy launches its online music store this weekend. Countless others have gotten into the business dominated by iTunes, but does this one have a chance to compete? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Science

Hyundai feeling the LUV

| Oct 13, 2006
Hyundai releases its latest car model and it isn't a hybrid. It's a luxury SUV. David Welch tells us why it could be a good move for the carmaker.

OPEC chasing gas prices

| Oct 13, 2006
We've heard a lot about the ever-rising price of oil. Now that it's dropping, there seems to be no stopping it. But consumers shouldn't rest easy just yet, Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Still debating North Korea sanctions

Jocelyn Ford | Oct 13, 2006
Major global powers at the UN are getting closer to an agreement to impose sanctions on North Korea. But the current draft won't allow use of military force, Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Job Files: Perfumer

| Oct 13, 2006
Ahhh, just take a whiff. On this week's installment of the Job Files, we talk to a perfumer.

Record trade deficit not <i>all</i> bad news

Scott Tong | Oct 12, 2006
Soaring oil prices sent the U.S. trade deficit to a record of almost $70 billion in August. But the government says record imports of oil sank a healthy gain in U.S. exports. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Economy