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Mexico, kill your monopolies

| Jul 5, 2006
Commentator Glenn Hubbard argues that Mexico needs to liberalize its economy further in order to stem the exodus of its citizens to the United States.

Tribes' riches increase membership battles

Rachel Dornhelm | Jul 5, 2006
Gambling is a big business for American Indian tribes — and that means big money for their members. But a growing number say they're being forced out of the pot. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.

Ken Lay dies at 64

| Jul 5, 2006
Enron Corp. founder Kenneth Lay, who was convicted of helping perpetuate one of the most sprawling businessfrauds in US history, has died. He was 64.

Minimum wage hike = smart politics

| Jul 5, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues Republicans, as much as Democrats, stand to score political points by boosting the minimum wage.

China's franchise growing pains

Jocelyn Ford | Jul 5, 2006
Franchising in China is growing at about 40 percent a year, one of the fastest-developing markets in the world. And Beijing recently changed the rules to make it easier for foreign franchises to join in. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sanctioning North Korea?

Jocelyn Ford | Jul 5, 2006
Japan has already announced some limited economic sanctions against North Korea, after it launched several test missiles over the holiday. But critics say more drastic sanctions are needed. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Immigration hearings resume

Scott Tong | Jul 5, 2006
House and Senate lawmakers convene field hearings today on immigration reform. But as Scott Tong reports, the testimony is likely to be only what the lawmakers want to hear.
Posted In: Washington

Mexican politics in turmoil

Dan Grech | Jul 5, 2006
The presidential election was Sunday, but today Mexico begins the official recount. It could take several days, but it looks as though the markets have already picked their winner. Dan Grech reports from Mexico City.
Posted In: Science

London bombing one year ago

Stephen Beard | Jul 5, 2006
Friday is the first anniversary of the London bombings that killed 56 people. The British government has repeatedly rejected calls for an investigation into the atrocity. Stephen Beard tells us why.
Posted In: Canada

New drug to kick smoking habit

Scott Jagow | Jul 5, 2006
A new pill from Pfizer, called Varenicline, appears to work according to studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association out today.
Posted In: Health