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More H1B visas on the table

Miranda Kennedy | May 17, 2006
The immigration debate has focused on illegal, unskilled labor, but the Senate bill also includes a plan to allow more skilled foreign workers into the US. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

US and Japan talk beef

Janet Babin | May 17, 2006
US cattlemen are hoping for a second chance with one of their best customers. Negotiations between US and Japanese officials regarding the resumption of American beef exports to Japan are expected to start today. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada

Mexico to buck nationalization trend?

Dan Grech | May 17, 2006
America's neighbor to the south is considering changes to its constitution to allow private companies more participation in the state-controlled energy sector. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Hollywood hoping for a hit

Tess Vigeland | May 17, 2006
After mediocre box office receipts for Poseidon and Mission Impossible: III, Hollywood is hoping for a home-run with the much-hyped Da Vinci Code, debuting today at the Cannes Film Festival. Tess Vigeland has more.
Posted In: Canada

Get ready for cell phones on planes

Ethan Lindsey | May 17, 2006
What happens after the FCC auction of communications spectrum for in-flight wireless licenses? Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science

Asian-owned businesses on rise

| May 17, 2006
The number of Asian-owned businesses grew at more than twice the national rate for all US companies, according to Census Bureau statistics out Tuesday. Curt Nickisch reports.

T-Mobile's marketing ploy: honesty

| May 17, 2006
The cell phone provider pulls even in customer satisfaction with rival Verizon Wireless for the first time according to a survey out Tuesday. Jason Paur reports.

NSA phone spying case getting murkier

Janet Babin | May 17, 2006
USA Today reported last week that three major phone companies have been turning over records to the National Security Agency. But Verizon, AT&T and BellSouth are denying that — sort of. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Washington

Biometric ID cards for immigrants?

John Dimsdale | May 16, 2006
Looks like President Bush might just get that guest worker program. But now somebody's got to figure out the hard parts, like how to track millions of undocumented or falsely documented workers. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

More health care isn't better health care

Helen Palmer | May 16, 2006
Almost a third of the money Medicare spends on chronically ill seniors is wasted, according to a new study out from Dartmouth Medical School. Helen Palmer tells us why.
Posted In: Health

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