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Government scraps anthrax vaccine contract

Helen Palmer | Dec 20, 2006
VaxGen fails to meet deadlines and loses $900 million deal with the U.S. And, it's not just the vaccine that's in trouble but the whole bio-defense program it's part of, Project Bioshield. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Now, it just might pay to blow the whistle

Steve Tripoli | Dec 20, 2006
President Bush signed a big tax and trade bill today. Part of it made blowing the whistle on tax cheats far more profitable. Easier too. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Taxes, Wall Street

Morgan Stanley's rotten excuse

Amy Scott | Dec 20, 2006
Regulators accuse the investment banker of withholding e-mails from clients who brought complaints against the firm. But it's the company's excuse that's really got people mad. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Family-leave laws spur rise in complaints

Hilary Wicai | Dec 20, 2006
A new area of anti-discrimination cases has arisen suddenly, and employers and their attorneys are looking for ways to understand the law and train their managers. Hillary Wicai reports.

Where the 'jet-set gypsies' sleep

Rico Gagliano | Dec 20, 2006
Rico Gagliano spent the night with travelers for whom rock-bottom cheap is the bottom line.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Not all charity is created equal

| Dec 20, 2006
Americans are expected to give a collective record $200 billion in charitable donations this year. But commentator Robert Reich says we need to limit tax deductions for donations to <i>real</i> charities.
Posted In: Taxes

Native Americans get business smart

Steve Tripoli | Dec 20, 2006
Starting a business is challenging under any circumstances, but try doing it amid deep poverty and a lack of know-how. Some folks on Indian reservations are &mdash; and they're succeeding. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Headed for a mortgage meltdown

Dan Grech | Dec 20, 2006
A new study predicts that one in five Americans with subprime mortgages, about two million of them, could face losing their home to foreclosure. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Housing

Low-wage workers take it to the bank

| Dec 20, 2006
Janitors in London took to the streets recently to protest the multimillion dollar bonuses top execs are taking home from the buildings they clean. Don MacGillivray has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Delta pilots feed the hand that bites them

Curt Nickisch | Dec 20, 2006
Delta Airlines is expected to get the go-ahead to end its pilot pension plan today. But only yesterday, its pilots rallied in support of their employer. Curt Nickisch explains.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel