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Finally, a new passenger data deal

Scott Jagow | Oct 6, 2006
After months of failed negotiations, the U.S. and the European Union today reached a new agreement on sharing air passenger data. The deal has its critics though. Host Scott Jagow talks to the European Parliament's Sophie Int'Veld about lingering concerns.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

School vending machines going on a diet

Hilary Wicai | Oct 6, 2006
Snacks sold in schools will have to cut the fat, calories, sugar and salt under a new agreement announced today. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

Retail sales holding their own

| Oct 6, 2006
Despite worries that Americans would shut their wallets due to gas prices and a softening economy, the news out of the retail sector has been surprisingly positive. But can the trend last? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Wal-Mart expands drug discounts

Amy Scott | Oct 6, 2006
After a wildly successful test run in Tampa, Wal-Mart is launching its prescription drug discount for all of Florida four months early — and possibly nationwide by the end of the year. Amy Scott examines the impact.
Posted In: Health

The indoor mall turns 50

| Oct 6, 2006
The indoor shopping mall celebrates its 50th anniversary today. Toni Randoph takes a look at the first indoor mall and what's happened to those shopping centers since the first one opened in Minneapolis.

Abe tries to mend the fence with China

Jocelyn Ford | Oct 6, 2006
Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Beijing for the first summit meeting between his country and China in five years. Jocelyn Ford has more on what the Japanese leader hopes to accomplish.
Posted In: Canada

Watching oil prices

Brian Watt | Oct 6, 2006
Yesterday there were mixed signals from OPEC about possible oil production cutbacks. So which way are prices headed? Brian Watt reports.
Posted In: Economy

OPEC keeps oil markets guessing

Sam Eaton | Oct 5, 2006
Conflicting reports over whether the oil cartel would cut production had speculators speculating. The confusion sent prices back above and then back below the $60-a-barrel mark. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Aer Lingus rebuffs Ryanair's advances

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 5, 2006
Europe's largest discount carrier today offered to buy Aer Lingus for $1.9 billion. The Irish airline says it's rejecting the bid, but Ryanair isn't giving up yet. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada

Goodyear workers hit the pavement

Janet Babin | Oct 5, 2006
Unionized workers at 12 Goodyear Tire plants in 10 states went on strike today after the company and the union negotiators failed to agree on a new labor contract. Janet Babin reports.