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Flood insurance overhaul

Scott Tong | Jun 27, 2006
As heavy rains continue to pound the Mid-Atlantic, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill today making government flood insurance more expensive. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Ma Microsoft

Lisa Napoli | Jun 27, 2006
Software giant Microsoft continues its quest to diversify, announcing plans to develop a one-stop business communications platform that would include computer-based phone service. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Pacemaker recall

Helen Palmer | Jun 27, 2006
Boston Scientific, the largest maker of heart regulation devices, has issued a recall for thousands of its products. Helen Palmer has more.
Posted In: Health

Boom times for fish farms

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 27, 2006
With tight restrictions on Pacific salmon fishing, prices for the popular fish are rising and other fisheries are looking to take advantage. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Univision finally has a buyer

Scott Tong | Jun 27, 2006
The nation's dominant Spanish-speaking TV network has been on the block since February. This morning it reached an agreement with a group of private equity companies that's offered $12.3 billion. Scott Tong reports.

How do you spend $30 billion?

Tess Vigeland | Jun 26, 2006
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett plans to transfer most of his wealth to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Host Tess Vigeland asks philanthropy experts how the world's largest charity will handle the enormous influx of cash.

High court to consider CO2 case

Hilary Wicai | Jun 26, 2006
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a case about whether the Bush Administration must regulate carbon dioxide emissions. It could force the issue of global warming. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

India's digital divide

Miranda Kennedy | Jun 26, 2006
Last year only four million Indians bought PCs. This from a country of over a billion. Companies from Intel to Motorola are looking for ways to boost technology use among the millions of India's poor. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Tax hike for American expats

| Jun 26, 2006
More than four million Americans live and work abroad. While Congress has cut taxes for most Americans, these expatriates have just gotten a tax hike. Commentator Tom Easton says it's a raw deal.

Smart car rolling into US

Bob Moon | Jun 26, 2006
It gets 60 miles per gallon, only seats two people and was designed by Swatch. Tomorrow, DaimlerChrysler plans to announce it will finally sell its Smart Car in the US. But will the car take off with American drivers? Bob Moon has the story.
Posted In: Science