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'Frankenstein food' shows up in UK

Stephen Beard | Nov 17, 2006
The transatlantic dispute over genetically-modified crops has flared up again now that a genetically-modified organism has been found in American long grain rice in the UK. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Holiday travelers, take a deep breath

Hilary Wicai | Nov 17, 2006
It's the perfect recipe for Thanksgiving travel madness: packed planes, confusing security rules and lots of novice travelers. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Travel

Buy local!

Lisa Napoli | Nov 17, 2006
Tomorrow small business advocates hope to boost regional economies by encouraging consumers to buy local — and to help people understand why it's so important. Lisa Napoli reports.

Money worries? You're not alone

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 17, 2006
A new survey shows nearly half of all Americans are stressed about their personal finances, but some groups are more stressed than others. Ashley Milne-Tyte has details.

Sharing nuclear technology with India

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 17, 2006
Last night the Senate overwhelmingly passed a controversial deal to share civilian nuclear technology with India. The bill still has to get through the House, but business leaders are hailing it as a major victory. Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada

More Clear Channel changes ahead

Alisa Roth | Nov 16, 2006
It's official: Clear Channel has agreed to a buyout offer from two private equity firms. The broadcast giant also says it'll sell its TV channels and a third of its radio stations, but don't expect a big difference on your dial, Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Citigroup gambling on China

Bob Moon | Nov 16, 2006
Citigroup will pay over $3 billion for a majority share in the flailing Guangdong Development Bank. It's hoping to gain a toehold in China's banking industry — but is it worth the risk? Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Canada

End of the line for nonprofit voter guides?

John Dimsdale | Nov 16, 2006
The FEC has fined the Sierra Club for swaying voters toward Democratic candidates in the 2004 elections, and that's making other politically active nonprofit groups nervous. John Dimsdale reports.

Milton Friedman dies at 94

| Nov 16, 2006
Nobel Prize-winning economist's free-market views went from the fringe to the mainstream. Sandy Housman reports.
Posted In: Economy

Lessons in business and wine

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 16, 2006
E&J Gallo Winery President and CEO Joseph Gallo talks about the importance of opening new strategies and giving them time to breathe. More <a href="">Conversations from the Corner Office</a>