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Bush leaves for Latin America, minus cash

Dan Grech | Mar 8, 2007
The purpose of President Bush's weeklong trip to Latin America is to focus on social development to reduce poverty there, but his proposed 2008 budget actually cuts aid to the region — a detail that hasn't gone unnoticed.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Climate pressure building in Europe

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Mar 8, 2007
Europe has taken the global lead in combating climate change, but the E.U. may have a hard time convincing other nations to sign on as it struggles with internal disagreements and early failures.
Posted In: Canada

Which way to climate change?

Sarah Gardner | Mar 8, 2007
Europe wants to reduce emissions 20 percent by 2020, but questions over how to get there — such as how poor countries will keep up or whether to include nuclear power — are fueling critics' flames.
Posted In: Canada

Time Warner settles AOL merger suit

| Mar 8, 2007
Media giant Time Warner has agreed to a $144 million settlement in one of the last investor lawsuits stemming from its merger with AOL six years ago.
Posted In: Wall Street

Paulson walks fine line in China

Scott Tong | Mar 8, 2007
Washington wants economic change in China and wants it now, but analysts say U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is playing it smart by taking the soft line.
Posted In: Canada

Pumping up its production

Sam Eaton | Mar 7, 2007
Exxon Mobil announced it's going to spend about $20 billion a year to boost production by a million barrels a day through the end of the decade. But Sam Eaton reports that there's less to the news than meets the eye.

Iran raises gasoline prices on itself

| Mar 7, 2007
The Iranian parliament raised the price of its heavily subsidized gasoline and moved toward rationing supplies. Kai Ryssdal talked to reporter Roxana Sabieri to see how this is going down in Teheran.

Congress takes interest in credit card fees

John Dimsdale | Mar 7, 2007
Executives from some of the biggest credit card companies found themselves on the defensive on Capitol Hill today over their fees and interest rates. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Ruling could hit Internet radio's stop button

Bob Moon | Mar 7, 2007
Web broadcasters are warning lawmakers about a sharp increase in federally-mandated music royalties they say could drive them out of business. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Shots all around at L.A.'s restaurants?

Helen Palmer | Mar 7, 2007
Los Angeles County officials are considering whether to give Hepatitis A vaccinations to some 100,000 food-service workers after an infected cook was found to be working for a local catering company. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health