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Brits bristle at online gaming arrests

Stephen Beard | Jul 20, 2006
Internet gambling executives in Britain have been warned: They risk extradition to the US for breaking American gaming laws. And that has caused anxiety in the British business community. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Scaling back mad cow inspections

Helen Palmer | Jul 20, 2006
The US Department of Agriculture is expected to announce today that it's scaling back inspections of American cattle for signs of mad cow disease. Some cattlemen think that's a mistake, Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Chalk another one up to Boeing

| Jul 20, 2006
The man who many say single-handedly sent the Airbus A350 back to the drawing board makes more waves at the Farnborough air show. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wildfire souvenirs

| Jul 20, 2006
With wildfire season in full swing, Rachel Myrow reports on some quick-thinking entrepreneurs who rush to the site of blazes to sell souvenirs while others flee.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Regulating Hollywood's sex scenes

Scott Tong | Jul 20, 2006
New requirements for TV and movie studios could be on the way. Today the Senate considers a bill that would require Hollywood to keep record of ages of the actors in all those steamy sex scenes. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Bernanke's clear message: Inflation's cooling off

Hilary Wicai | Jul 19, 2006
In his semi-annual address to the Senate banking committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said just what the markets wanted to hear. Hillary Wicai reports.

Airlines rise above the storm clouds

Steve Tripoli | Jul 19, 2006
Attention all passengers. Brace yourself for something you haven't heard in a while: <em>Good</em> news from the airline industry. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Economy

Analyzing the Syria-Hezbollah connection

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 19, 2006
What does Syria have to gain from its connection to the militant group Hezbollah? Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Joshua Landis, who studies Syrian politics and economy at the University of Oklahoma.
Posted In: Canada

A tale of two tax policies

| Jul 19, 2006
Democrats in Washington, D.C., are staunchly against tax cuts. But some Democratic governors have been falling off that wagon. Commentator Steve Moore says the party is dividing over how to generate revenue.
Posted In: Washington

Senate targets Corps of Engineers' spending

John Dimsdale | Jul 19, 2006
Reacting to reports of wasteful spending, US senators today approved an amendment that would set up expert panels to review Army Corps of Engineers projects costing more than $40 million. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington