John Dimsdale | Mar 1, 2006
The Department of the Interior is expected to tell a Congressional panel today that the government was not short-changed $700 million in gas company royalties, as originally reported. John Dimsdale explains.
Alisa Roth | Mar 1, 2006
Even though three paint companies were spared punitive damages in a liability case involving lead-based paint in Rhode Island, the companies could still be on the hook for billions of dollars in cleanup costs. Alisa Roth reports.
Sarah Gardner | Mar 1, 2006
Starting this month, the Statue of Liberty will be lit exclusively by wind power. And as Sarah Gardner reports, it'll cost the government more than if it used conventional energy.
| Mar 1, 2006
Urban planners and others gather today in Washington, DC to figure out how to spend $5 billion to encourage more bike use in congested cities. Dan Konecky reports.
Stephen Beard | Mar 1, 2006
Bird flu is spreading across Europe, but so far, no bird has tested positive in this country. Still, the US Agriculture Department has moved to ban imports of birds from parts of France where bird flu has been found. The US isn't the only country looking at a ban on French chicken; the British are too. But pandemic fears may not be the only reason, as Stephen Beard reports from London.
Helen Palmer | Feb 28, 2006
The threat of bird flu has caused the US to ban some poultry and live bird shipments from France. Helen Palmer reports on the fallout.
Amy Scott | Feb 28, 2006
Today, the bond industry is set to announce the creation of a new bank, and it's actually called NewBank. It will serve as a backup for key parts of the financial system in case of an emergency. Amy Scott explains.
Hilary Wicai | Feb 28, 2006
The Supreme Court is hearing myriad cases this week, including one affecting campaign finance laws, one that relates to price fixing, and one on anti-abortion groups. Hillary Wicai has a roundup of all the cases.
Scott Tong | Feb 28, 2006
Today the Supreme Court hears a case that challenges big tax breaks given to companies designed to lure them away from competing states. Scott Tong explains the case, and the potential impacts of the court's decision.