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Tax whammy for winners

| Oct 13, 2006
Winning the lottery is an American dream. Paying taxes on your winnings . . . that's a nightmare. And the IRS doesn't just take its cut from the big wins. Apryl Lundsten reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Security Council to consider North Korea sanctions

Amy Scott | Oct 13, 2006
The U.S. brought a stiff resolution on North Korea sanctions to the U.N. Security Council. What it'll look like when it comes out the other end is anybody's guess. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Canada

Nobel Peace Prize credits microlender

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 13, 2006
Muhammad Yunus, who founded the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh that offers very small loans, is recognized for his work in improving Third World lives.
Posted In: Canada, Investing

Little left: Air America seeks Chapter 11

Janet Babin | Oct 13, 2006
Air America Radio, the liberal talk and news network, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The network said it will stay on the air while it resolves issues with its creditors. Janet Babin reports.

Is it UTube or YouTube?

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 13, 2006, a website for used tubes and pipes, has been swamped with visitors confusing it with the online video site Kai Ryssdal talks with the owner of Universal Tube and Rollform Equipment.

Satisfying Mexpats' taste for home

Dan Grech | Oct 13, 2006
Mexico is home to half a million Americans, and specialty food stores there cater to their every craving. Just don't look at the price tag. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Week on Wall Street

| Oct 13, 2006
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Sportingbet goes all in — for $1

Eleanor Beardsley | Oct 13, 2006
British-based online gaming company got dealt too many bad hands, especially when Congress made it illegal for banks and credit-card companies to accept payment from online gambling sites. Eleanor Beardsley reports.
Posted In: Canada

The drugs ads we <em>need</em> to see

| Oct 13, 2006
New drugs on the market treat addictions for heroin, alcohol and tobacco. But doctor and commentator Stefan Kertesz says there's a reason we're not hearing about them.
Posted In: Health

Hollywood's got religion (In theaters, on DVD)

| Oct 13, 2006
Production of faith-based films is growing in Hollywood. Movies with biblical and moral themes are seeking to tap into an audience discovered by the success of "Passion of the Christ." Diantha Parker reports.