Janet Babin | Jan 4, 2006
The Feds have found one more charge to levy against former Enron President Jeffrey Skilling -- deception over a stock sale. Prosecutors want to use Skilling's earlier testimony about his sale of company stock at his upcoming conspiracy trial. His attorneys want to keep it out. Janet Babin reports.
Jocelyn Ford | Jan 4, 2006
The world's biggest bank opened for business today after a merger of two Japanese rivals. How big is too big? Our Asia bureau chief Jocelyn Ford reports.
Stephen Beard | Jan 4, 2006
Russia and Ukraine have reached a deal over the price of natural gas, ending a pricing dispute that's been swirling since January 1. Ukraine admitted to siphoning off some gas from the pipeline that runs through its borders, and Russia agreed to work with a Ukrainian government with closer ties to the west. But at its base, the deal settles most of the concerns over possible disruption of gas supplies across the EU. From the European Desk in London, Stephen Beard reports.
Eric Johnson | Jan 3, 2006
The technical team was first to arrive in Shanghai, for this final leg ...
John Dimsdale | Jan 3, 2006
Today lobbyist Jack Abramoff pled guilty to federal criminal charges in a growing influence-peddling scandal. As John Dimsdale reports, Abramoff's willingness to cooperate means he's likely to testify against several members of Congress.
Alisa Roth | Jan 3, 2006
Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff announced a new plan for distributing anti-terror funds to American cities. Only certain cities will be eligible for funds, and they'll have to detail how they plan to spend it. Alisa Roth reports.
Dan Grech | Jan 3, 2006
Argentina pledges to pays off its $10 billion debt to the International Monetary Fund. From the Marketplace Americas Desk at WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
Stephen Beard | Jan 3, 2006
Hong Kong startup Oasis Airline promises discount fares to its home city from Europe and the US. European Bureau Chief Stephen Beard reports.
Sarah Gardner | Jan 3, 2006
In Dalton, Georgia, there's a booming Latino population but a shrinking number of Spanish-speaking teachers in schools. Sarah Gardner reports about Dalton's teacher apprentice program for bilingual high school students.
Tess Vigeland | Jan 3, 2006
This month marks the 300th anniversary of Ben Franklin's birth. Ever wonder how he could pay the bills while he was flying his famous kite or charming the French? Professor Blaine McCormick tells Tess Vigeland about Franklin's hidden entrepreneurial smarts.