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How to jam Washington's revolving door

| Jan 18, 2007
With Congress considering lobbying reform, commentator Jeff Birnbaum thinks there's a new idea out there that may be a solution. It came from "Indianapolis." . . .
Posted In: Washington

Dr. Frankenstein, meet Julia Child

| Jan 18, 2007
A new cooking trend called "molecular gastronomy" may sound unappetizing, but it's given rise to some of the world's top restaurants. Jerome Socolovsky gives us a taste from the Madrid Fusion Food Summit.
Posted In: Entertainment, Science

Video gamers go pro

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 18, 2007
Electronic games have gotten so serious that the best players are actually getting paid to compete. Business-of-sports analyst Ed Derse talks with Kai Ryssdal about the new professionals.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

Targeting ancient tablets to settle a score

Diantha Parker | Jan 18, 2007
American courts have awarded about <nobr>$6 billion</nobr> to U.S. citizens injured in terrorist attacks funded by Iran. One group of victims is trying to get Iran to pay up in an unusual way. Diantha Parker reports.
Posted In: Crime

Energy boom fallout in Utah

Sam Eaton | Jan 18, 2007
Oil and gas drilling has reached 21-year highs in parts of the West. But while business is booming, some longtime residents are worse off than ever before. Sam Eaton has the story.

Ultimate fighting's all about blood &mdash; and money

Lisa Napoli | Jan 18, 2007
Decide for yourself if the sport is too violent, but there's no denying the money it's making. Is Corporate America ready to put its name behind mixed martial arts? David Carter says now might be the time.
Posted In: Sports

Exxon Mobil showing its greener side

John Dimsdale | Jan 18, 2007
After decades of fighting regulations and denying climate change is real, Big Oil is showing signs that it recognizes the science &mdash; and politics &mdash; of global warming have changed. But consumers beware, John Dimsdale reports.

Women don't stay on engineering track

Janet Babin | Jan 18, 2007
A British study out today found that the number of women engineering students is up &mdash; but not the number of women working as engineers. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Europe poised to tighten accounting rules

Stephen Beard and Bob Moon | Jan 18, 2007
An EU regulation set to take effect next year could be even stricter than Sarbanes-Oxley &mdash; and that could stop the flow of businesses abandoning Wall Street to list on the London Exchange. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Wall Street

London exchange on the offensive

Stephen Beard | Jan 18, 2007
The London Stock Exchange has stepped up its efforts to ward off a hostile takeover bid by NASDAQ, increasing its share buyback program by almost half a billion dollars. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Wall Street