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Emergency war funding must stop

John Dimsdale | Dec 6, 2006
The Iraq Study Group today offered President Bush a slew of recommendations on how to move forward in Iraq. One item on the list: a more straightforward and transparent funding mechanism for the war. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Canada

FEMA fails progress report

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 6, 2006
FEMA continues to mishandle millions of dollars in Katrina aid and has failed to recovered most of the money lost to fraudulent claims. Those are just two of the highlights in a GAO report released today, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Washington

Victoria's new secret: recycled paper

Sarah Gardner | Dec 6, 2006
Victoria's Secret sends out over 360 million catalogs each year, so it's a huge environmental victory that the company has agreed to use at least some recycled paper in its mailings. Sarah Gardner reports.

It's one way to quiet dissent

Stephen Beard | Dec 6, 2006
Russia's state-controlled gas monopoly Gazprom is poised to purchase . . . a tabloid newspaper? Critics are questioning the move after years of underinvestment and mismanagement by the company. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Medical records at your fingertips

Dan Grech | Dec 6, 2006
A handful of private companies are set to provide employees with their own portable electronic medical records. Many workers welcome the convenience, but privacy advocates worry their information could be misused. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Health

Health care needs 300 million-payer system

| Dec 6, 2006
Employers can't afford the healthcare system we've got. Government can't fix it. And commentator Newt Gingrich says the solution actually rests in the American people.
Posted In: Health

Energy solution or noxious weed?

Janet Babin | Dec 6, 2006
A grass being planted to provide biofuel electricity in Florida is raising concern among some environmental groups there. Janet Babin explains.

If it ain't broke <nobr>. . .</nobr>

| Dec 6, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says all this talk about Wall Street losing its competitiveness is nonsense &mdash; and that the regulations many want to kill provide the very security that attracts foreign money to U.S. markets.

O Capitol Christmas tree

| Dec 6, 2006
Tonight's tree lighting in Washington D.C. will feature a Pacific silver fir from Washington State &mdash; and you might not believe the production and expense that went into it. Austin Jenkins has the story.
Posted In: Washington

Fannie Mae to restate earnings

Amy Scott | Dec 6, 2006
Mortgage finance company Fannie Mae will report results today for the first time since an accounting scandal erupted two years ago. Amy Scott gives us a preview.
Posted In: Wall Street

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