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Tech earnings

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 18, 2006
IBM and Yahoo today kick off a week of earning reports from major tech companies. Ashley Milne-Tyte takes a look at what Wall Street is expecting.
Posted In: Wall Street

Northwest's gas guzzling planes

| Jul 18, 2006
While the carrier may have solved its labor problems, Annie Baxter reports it still has its hands full with an aging, inefficient fleet.

Expensive cents

Alex Cohen | Jul 18, 2006
An Arizona congressman proposes retiring the penny today, but his state stands to benefit from the move. And many consumers are fearful that it would lead to higher prices. Alex Cohen reports.

Harley Davidson earnings up

| Jul 18, 2006
The "Hog" maker said yesterday its second quarter earnings rose three percent. Chuck Quirmbach looks at what fueled the growth.
Posted In: Wall Street

Charging your tuition?

Jane Lindholm | Jul 18, 2006
More college students are carrying tuition debt on their credit cards. Jane Lindholm reports.

Stem cell politics

Hilary Wicai | Jul 17, 2006
The Senate is debating a bill that would allow federal funding of stem cell research. It's expected to pass, but President Bush has threatened to veto any such bill — and money may not be the key issue, Hillary Wicai explains.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Ford commits to fuel efficiency . . . in the UK

John Dimsdale | Jul 17, 2006
Ford today announced it will invest almost $2 billion to develop better hybrid technology in its automobiles. But the automaker will do it all in Britain. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Canada

Heating up the power grid

Amy Scott | Jul 17, 2006
It's hot out there. The first six months of 2006 have been the hottest on record in the US. So why haven't we seen any rolling blackouts, brownouts or other effects of energy drains? Amy Scott reports.

Under attack: Life in Israel

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 17, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Haifa resident David Rudge about daily life on the streets of Israel after six days of violence. Like how does he withdraw money from the ATM?
Posted In: Canada

Iraqi military food scandal

| Jul 17, 2006
Another food-related scandal has its grip on the Iraqi government. Lawmakers there are investigating contractors who provide food and other life support services, to the Iraqi military, as Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada