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Nielsen gets off the couch

Lisa Napoli | Jun 15, 2006
Nielsen Media Research plans to monitor TV viewership trends on computers, cell phones, iPods and other handheld devices and advertisers are eager to hear the results. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Securing US chemical plants

Sam Eaton | Jun 15, 2006
The Senate yesterday voted down a proposal requiring chemical facilities at risk of terrorist attacks to use fewer toxic substances. Some say that leaves us vulnerable. Sam Eaton reports.

More job cuts at United

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 15, 2006
United Airlines was supposed to have been restructured and ready to compete when it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February. So why did it announce new job cuts yesterday? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Ethanol IPO

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jun 15, 2006
With yesterday's favorable IPO by ethanol producer VeraSun, Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at investor enthusiasm for public offerings from other biofuel companies.
Posted In: Wall Street

Natural gas discovery in South China Sea

Jocelyn Ford | Jun 15, 2006
Today in Asian trading, shares of Chinese oil company CNOOC soared more than 6% on news of a big, new energy find deep under the South China Sea. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Posted In: Canada

FEMA getting battered again

John Dimsdale | Jun 14, 2006
Congress looked today at an audit that found massive abuse of FEMA relief money. As much as $1.4 billion — or 16% — was spent on things like tropical vacations, a divorce attorney, even a sex change. John Dimsdale reports
Posted In: Washington

Thawing identity theft protection

Amy Scott | Jun 14, 2006
Congress is considering a bill that would roll back consumers' ability to freeze their own credit — a move critics say would make it harder for consumers to protect themselves from identity thieves. Amy Scott explains.
Posted In: Washington

Airbus delay lifts Boeing

Alisa Roth | Jun 14, 2006
Boeing shares surged Wednesday after Airbus announced its new A380 super-sized jumbo jet wasn't going to be ready as early as promised. Alisa Roth reports.

Hard times for UAW

| Jun 14, 2006
The United Auto Workers' ranks have shrunk by more than half in 25 years. But, says commentator Robert Reich, there are still plenty of jobs for American auto workers — it's the quality of jobs that's changed.

Land rush in Biloxi

Stephen Smith | Jun 14, 2006
Parts of Biloxi, Miss. wiped out by Hurricane Katrina are now prime turf for casinos. Some homeowners are getting big bucks for their storm-ravaged lots. Others won't be so lucky. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.