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Piracy in China only getting worse

Jocelyn Ford | May 16, 2006
An American business group in China said today that government crackdowns on piracy haven't accomplished a thing. So companies are taking things into their own hands. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Posted In: Canada

Saving Sophie Newcomb

| May 16, 2006
Efforts by Tulane University to absorb one of the nation's oldest women's colleges and its sizeable endowment have hit a snag. Bill Zeeble has the story.

Bush addresses immigration

| May 16, 2006
President Bush addressed the nation Monday to outline his plans to deal with illegal immigration. He called for a guest worker program and stressed the need to tighten security at the Mexican border.
Posted In: Washington

Wal-Mart earnings watch

Alisa Roth | May 16, 2006
Wal-Mart is expected to report double-digit earnings growth today. But future quarters may not be as rosy as the low-cost retail giant is forced to raise prices to meet rising costs and Wall Street profit demands. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Patent trolls

Janet Babin | May 16, 2006
Monday's Supreme Court ruling in a case alleging eBay illegally uses patented technology has far-reaching implications for a growing number of companies known as patent trolls. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Medicare spending

Helen Palmer | May 16, 2006
A new study out today finds nearly one-third of the money Medicare spends on chronically-ill seniors is wasted. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Wholesale price report

Amy Scott | May 16, 2006
The Labor Department this morning reported the biggest jump in wholesale prices since September. So does that mean higher prices coming to a retailer near you? As Amy Scott reports, it's not that simple.
Posted In: Economy

The IRS has had enough

Lisa Napoli | May 16, 2006
The IRS is yanking tax-exempt status from dozens of credit counseling agencies found to be taking advantage of their clients — people already desperate for financial help. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nike facing legal action in France

Stephen Beard | May 16, 2006
Legal problems are hounding Nike in Europe. This case involves a French soccer team accused of evading taxes. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Stop selling iPods? Good luck . . .

Janet Babin | May 16, 2006
Creative filed suit in federal court Monday seeking an injunction to stop iPod sales, saying Apple infringed one of its patents. But the Supreme Court's eBay ruling could derail Creative's plan. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

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