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New stroke drug?

Helen Palmer | Jun 20, 2006
Researchers report that a drug commonly used to treat heart disease might also help lessen the debilitating effects of stroke. But getting it to market as a stroke drug might be difficult. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Northwest's new boarding policy

Bob Moon | Jun 20, 2006
The airline unveiled plans yesterday to do away with row-by-row boarding. Bob Moon tells us why.

More trouble for Vonage

Janet Babin | Jun 20, 2006
Verizon has sued Vonage, claiming that the company is using its patented technology to offer phone service over the Internet. Janet Babin gives us a damage report.
Posted In: Science

Hasbro, CVS deal

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 20, 2006
The nation's No. 2 toymaker teamed up with drug store-operator CVS on Monday to offer a new line of baby products. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

McDonald's drives through China

Jocelyn Ford | Jun 20, 2006
McDonald's signed a deal today with China's largest service station network, Sinopec, to create a burger and gas combo for China's up-and-coming middle class. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Investigating data brokers

Janet Babin | Jun 20, 2006
Turns out law enforcement agencies are turning to data brokers in the private sector if they need phone records fast. But these data companies could be using tactics that break the law and Congress is looking into it. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nokia, Siemens team up

Amy Scott | Jun 19, 2006
Two of the world's biggest telecom equipment makers — Nokia of Finland and Siemens of Germany — are merging some of their networking operations. And it could mean lots of layoffs. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wetlands ruling leaves murky legal waters

| Jun 19, 2006
The Supreme Court split on its first major environmental case with Chief Justice John Roberts. But the 5-4 decision on developing wetlands on private lands didn't really decide anything. Sam Eaton explains.

Putting a stop to government overspending?

John Dimsdale | Jun 19, 2006
The Senate Budget Committee tomorrow looks at an overhaul package that would force big spenders in Congress to stay below a steadily declining limit. If they don't? Mandatory across-the-board spending cuts. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nestle balancing its diet

Lisa Napoli | Jun 19, 2006
Swiss food giant Nestle today said it's going to fatten up its nutritional portfolio, paying $600 million for diet company Jenny Craig. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health