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Britain threatens to pull out of defense deal

Stephen Beard | Dec 8, 2006
British lawmakers have given the U.S. until the end of the year to agree to share sensitive technology information or Britain may pull out of a multi-billion dollar defense deal. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Home sweet stock trading home

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 8, 2006
This week back in 1865, the NYSE moved to Broad Street. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.

New Delhi watches Washington

Miranda Kennedy | Dec 8, 2006
The House and the Senate are expected to vote today on the India nuclear bill. Details of the final version were released last night, and the compromise seems promising from both sides. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Job Files: Performance marketer

| Dec 8, 2006
Time once again for the Job Files. Today we look at a rare breed of advertising professional.

CEOs cashing out

Jeff Tyler | Dec 7, 2006
Microsoft's Bill Gates and Google's Eric Schmidt are among the corporate bigwigs who sold a lot more stock than they bought last month. Is it a vote of low-confidence in the economy? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Seminoles buy Hard Rock

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 7, 2006
Florida's Seminole tribe is buying the Hard Rock brand — the famed rock-n-roll-themed cafes, a collection of memorabilia and two casino hotels — in a deal worth close to $1 billion. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Travel

Losing the fight against poverty

John Dimsdale | Dec 7, 2006
Poverty continues to be a major problem in a majority of nations that borrow money from the World Bank, a report finds. And anti-corruption campaigns have also proven to be ineffective. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Canada

Blue Dogs will be guarding the House

| Dec 7, 2006
Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says that the new Congress will look just like the old one, because the democratic majority is as centrist and pro-business as many Republicans.
Posted In: Washington

Hospital care drives health costs

Helen Palmer | Dec 7, 2006
The U.S. will spend around $2 trillion on health care this year. And, Helen Palmer discovers, nearly a third of that cash is devoted to hospitals.
Posted In: Health

Time to sideline coaches' salaries?

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 7, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to sports analyst Diana Nyad about why colleges are signing football coaches to lengthy multimillion-dollar contracts only to buy them out after a mediocre season.
Posted In: Sports