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BBC rethinks expansion plan

Stephen Beard | Jan 19, 2007
One of the world's best-known broadcasters has suffered a financial blow. The government-funded BBC has been awarded only half the budget increase it was hoping for. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

UK to set carbon trading standards

Sam Eaton | Jan 19, 2007
Carbon trading has become a hot market, but is it actually reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Britain has announced it will set strict new rules that should help ensure it will. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Can blogs make science cool?

Janet Babin | Jan 19, 2007
Some scientists and educators are using blogs as a tool to communicate their findings and research. They're hoping, among other things, to get people excited about science. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Job files: Corporate archivist

| Jan 19, 2007
This week we go to the back of the closet at Levi Strauss, where Lynn Downey wears her job like a favorite pair of jeans.

'The right time to start is about 10 years ago'

John Dimsdale | Jan 18, 2007
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke told a Senate committee today that the United States may have to take draconian measures if the government doesn't address its unfunded obligations. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy, Health, Washington

Renewable energy bill ends 100-hours agenda

Hilary Wicai | Jan 18, 2007
House Democrats wrap up their 100-hours agenda today with a vote on a bill that would end subsidies for Big Oil and invest that money in a renewable energy fund. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Tribune bidders only interested in parts

Tess Vigeland | Jan 18, 2007
The bids are in for Tribune Co., owner of newspapers, TV stations and the Chicago Cubs. But the offers weren't what Tribune shareholders were hoping for. Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Apple gets bruised on Wall Street

Steve Tripoli | Jan 18, 2007
A day after Apple announced record quarterly profits, its shares took their biggest hit in almost a year before closing down 6 percent. What gives? Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

How to jam Washington's revolving door

| Jan 18, 2007
With Congress considering lobbying reform, commentator Jeff Birnbaum thinks there's a new idea out there that may be a solution. It came from "Indianapolis." . . .
Posted In: Washington

Dr. Frankenstein, meet Julia Child

| Jan 18, 2007
A new cooking trend called "molecular gastronomy" may sound unappetizing, but it's given rise to some of the world's top restaurants. Jerome Socolovsky gives us a taste from the Madrid Fusion Food Summit.
Posted In: Entertainment, Science