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Supreme Court sides with big business

Scott Tong | May 15, 2006
The US Supreme Court decided today that taxpayers cannot sue their local governments over tax giveaways to corporations. Scott Tong looks at what that means for you.
Posted In: Washington

Boeing buys probation

Tess Vigeland | May 15, 2006
Boeing agreed to pay more than $600 million to settle a whole slew of criminal charges related to its contracting process. But the company has avoided further penalties. Tess Vigeland reports.

Blair changes his tune . . . too late?

Stephen Beard | May 15, 2006
British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in trouble. His approval ratings have plummeted for a lot of reasons, including one that first got him elected nine years ago. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Canada

Sumner Redstone: Staying on top

Kai Ryssdal | May 15, 2006
In our continuing series of interviews with corporate leaders, "Conversations From the Corner Office," Kai Ryssdal discusses strategy, and fish tanks, with the chairman of Viacom and CBS.

House party's over

| May 15, 2006
Commentator and economist Michael Hudson says he's spotted real estate's canary in the coal mine. Speculators are getting out.

Mobile mania

Lisa Napoli | May 15, 2006
Are mobile phones the dot-coms of the new century? Lisa Napoli takes a look at the push to put everything from a Paris Hilton game to the nutritional content of your food on your mobile phone.
Posted In: Science

Sloan Sessions: What's up with Wall Street

Scott Jagow | May 15, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about the recent run-up in the stock and commodities markets.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Sumner Redstone: 'Content is king'

Kai Ryssdal | May 15, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with CBS and Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone about his more than 50 years in the media business and how he's stayed on top for so long.

New day for oil companies

Stephen Beard | May 15, 2006
Oil-rich countries will likely want to rewrite their drilling contracts, says the head of Royal Dutch Shell. Which means companies like Shell will have to agree with whatever terms are set. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Enron closing arguments

Tess Vigeland | May 15, 2006
After a week off, Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are back in court today for closing arguments in the Enron accounting fraud case. Tess Vigeland has a preview.

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