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'If I Did It' is done

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 21, 2006
In response to growing outrage, News Corp has canceled O.J. Simpson's book and forthcoming TV special about how he would have killed his wife and her friend if he'd done it. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Billionaires battle over ITV

Stephen Beard | Nov 21, 2006
Rupert Murdoch is also making waves on the other side of the Atlantic. He snapped up 18% of Britain's largest commercial broadcaster — out from under Sir Richard Branson. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Rent's on the rise

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 21, 2006
Residential real estate is on the decline, but the commercial real estate market is still hot — and that means you can expect the rent on your apartment or office space to keep going up. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Housing

A better source of nuclear power?

Scott Jagow | Nov 21, 2006
The U.S. and 30 other countries have agreed to build a nuclear fusion — colliding, not splitting atoms — reactor in Southern France. Host Scott Jagow asks the Financial Times' Clive Cookson why fusion's better than fission.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Safest cars are foreign cars

Dan Grech | Nov 21, 2006
The insurance industry's annual list of safest vehicles is out today, and imported models took the 13 top spots for one simple reason: American cars lack ESL. Dan Grech explains.
Posted In: Science

Union victory in the South

John Dimsdale | Nov 21, 2006
Following a three-week strike that targeted Houston's downtown business and shopping district, 5,300 janitors have agreed to return to work in exchange for better wages and benefits. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Restarting Doha . . . almost

Steve Tripoli | Nov 21, 2006
Trade reps around the globe seem to agree on the need to revive the Doha Round of world trade negotiations. But no one wants to be the first to make concessions, Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Canada

The cost of cancer

Helen Palmer | Nov 21, 2006
A new survey says cancer patients — insured or not — are having a hard time keeping up with their treatment bills. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

China, India agree on one thing

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 21, 2006
Chinese President Hu Jintao met with India's Prime Minister today. It was more symbolism than substance, but the leaders did agree that they want to double trade between their nations. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Staying in the trading game

Alisa Roth | Nov 20, 2006
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson gave his first major speech today. He said the U.S. needs to loosen regulatory rules to stay competitive in the world market, but not everyone agrees. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Economy, Washington