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GM turns a corner?

Amy Scott | Jul 26, 2006
General Motors said today it lost $3.2 billion in the 2nd quarter, but the real story is that its sales surged 12%. Amy Scott looks at how one earnings report can change a company's entire outlook.
Posted In: Wall Street

Pulling backing the curtain on executive pay

John Dimsdale | Jul 26, 2006
SEC regulators endorsed new rules today that will force public companies to disclose compensation packages for their top five corporate executives, including any perk over $10,000. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Government betting on home care

Lisa Napoli | Jul 26, 2006
The federal government wants to help states transfer disabled Medicaid patients from nursing homes to actual homes. It'll cost almost $2 billion to launch, but they're hoping home care will save money in the long term. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Lebanese refugees flood Syria

| Jul 26, 2006
Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese have fled into Syria to escape Israeli attacks. But their massive numbers have put a major strain on Syrian public services. Ben Gilbert reports from Damascus.
Posted In: Canada

Ice cream guy takes on defense budget

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 26, 2006
Ben & Jerry's founder Ben Cohen now runs a non-profit called Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to him about the change from peddling ice cream to trying to cut the defense budget.
Posted In: Washington

Faith Nights get the call

| Jul 26, 2006
A company in Nashville is behind the move to break down the wall between church and stadium. And now it's taking its game to the Major Leagues. Blake Farmer reports.
Posted In: Sports

If you're on vacation, don't listen to this

| Jul 26, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich wonders what ever happened to time off, now that everyone brings their Blackberries on vacation.

Syria is key to peace

| Jul 26, 2006
Commentator Reza Aslan argues that lifting economic sanctions against Syria could help end the bloodshed in Lebanon.

Congo's costly elections near

| Jul 26, 2006
It's taken the help of 17,000 international peacekeepers, but this weekend, the African nation is holding its first elections in 40 years. Suzanne Marmion looks at the cost of bringing democracy to the Congo.
Posted In: Canada

Big problem for small business

Dan Grech | Jul 26, 2006
The government claims it gives a certain percentage of federal contracts to small businesses, but a report out today says last year $12 billion went to the biggies instead of the little guys. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Washington

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