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Trying to get every passenger on the list

Dan Grech | Sep 8, 2006
The U.S. and Europe are working on a deal for sharing passenger lists for transatlantic flights to aid in antiterrorism efforts. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

BP answers to Congress

Scott Tong | Sep 7, 2006
A House committee took oil giant BP to task today for failing to maintain its oil pipelines in Alaska. Marketplace's Scott Tong has the story.
Posted In: Washington

Legislators keep rejecting, IRS keeps collecting

| Sep 7, 2006
The IRS is outsourcing the collection of back taxes to private debt collection firms because Congress didn't give it the requested staff to go after tax cheats. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

You can get your money back IF . . .

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 7, 2006
Random House is reimbursing frustrated readers who bought James Frey's faked memoir thinking it was a true story. But, as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, getting a refund will be a little complicated.

Ike was right

| Sep 7, 2006
Chief government accountant and Marketplace commentator David Walker says that Congress is losing the war on terror by allowing the military to purchase high-tech weapons that are designed for wars the U.S. will never fight.

Drilling into life in the oil field

| Sep 7, 2006
What's life like for workers at BP's troubled Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska? Jim Metzner went to find out.

Field of green

| Sep 7, 2006
The top college football teams will play one more game this season. Business-of-sports analyst Diana Nyad tells host Kai Ryssdal that it's not for more competition, it's strictly for more money.
Posted In: Sports

India's communities gain brains too

| Sep 7, 2006
Now that India's economy is growing rapidly, its citizens who left for opportunities in the U.S. are returning with new ideas they learned abroad. Miranda Kennedy reports.

The Fed's next move

Scott Jagow | Sep 7, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks with host Scott Jagow about what the Fed should do next with interest rates.

How safe is Livermore's biosafety lab?

Shia Levitt | Sep 7, 2006
The government plans to open a new bioterrorism detection lab in Livermore, Calif., and many nearby residents and businesses are worried. Shia Levitt reports.
Posted In: Science