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Bolivian dilemma

Dan Grech | May 3, 2006
The initial shock of Bolivia's move to nationalize its natural gas reserves has passed. But as Dan Grech reports, the real work is just beginning for foreign energy companies trying to figure out a response.
Posted In: Canada

Intel primes the pump

Rachel Dornhelm | May 3, 2006
Looking to seed demand from future computer users in the developing world, Intel announced Tuesday it plans to spend $1 billion over five years to teach computer skills to children in emerging economies. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Dylan and XM

Lisa Napoli | May 3, 2006
Bob Dylan becomes the latest big name today to get a show on satellite radio, but are the celebrity DJs worth it? Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Burger King IPO

Tess Vigeland | May 3, 2006
The fast-food chain makes preparation for its upcoming IPO, hoping to generate a market capitalization of more than $2 billion. Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Tagliabue's legacy

| May 3, 2006
Outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue wants to secure a team in Los Angeles before leaving his post in July. Cheryl Glaser looks at why it's been so hard for the nation's second largest market to land a franchise.
Posted In: Sports

Ameriquest bows out

Stacey Vanek Smith | May 3, 2006
The nation's largest provider of sub-prime loans is laying off a third of its staff and closing more than 200 branch locations. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at why.
Posted In: Economy

Exploring gas hydrates

Miranda Kennedy | May 3, 2006
Today US scientists are setting sail off the coast of India to drill for a new kind of gas reserve still in the exploratory stages. From New Delhi, Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

China's dirty little banking secret

Jocelyn Ford | May 3, 2006
Getting a loan from a Chinese bank is a bad deal — for the bank. A new report says China's banks may have $900 billion worth of loans that'll never be repaid. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Posted In: Investing

The fight over fuel economy standards

John Dimsdale | May 2, 2006
Ten states sued the federal government today to strengthen gas mileage requirements for SUVs. John Dimsdale reports on what may be a major attack on the country's Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards.
Posted In: Washington

Who's paying for bird flu prep?

Hilary Wicai | May 2, 2006
The Bush administration has a plan to deal with a massive bird flu epidemic. But what role should the government play — and what costs should private business bear? Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington