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Sharon moves to the (epi)center

| Nov 21, 2005
A seismic shift hit Israeli politics today, as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon left the right-wing Likud party to form a new centrist party. The changes could have widespread economic aftershocks. From Jerusalem, Hilary Krieger reports.

Bush in Mongolia

Jocelyn Ford | Nov 21, 2005
President Bush visited Mongolia yesterday. He thanked leaders for their support of the Iraq war, and urged them to continue democratic reforms. As Jocelyn Ford reports, Mongolia could use a little pep talk about now.


| Nov 21, 2005
Sandra Tsing-Loh explains her experiences writing hip, punchy dialogue for a chicken.

Lawyers, guns, and money

Kyle James | Nov 21, 2005
Europe's $35 billion arms market has thus far been left out of E.U. trade rules, and weapons makers on the continent have been suffering. Now, as Kyle James reports from Berlin, officials have a plan to change that.

Toronto, SARS, and bird flu

Steve McNally | Nov 21, 2005
Canada learned from its experience with SARS... Lessons that could help the US decide how to spend billions to prevent a bird flu epidemic. From Toronto, Steve McNally reports.
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My own privatized Idaho

| Nov 21, 2005
The tiny hamlet of Santa, Idaho will vote tonight on whether to change their town's name to "" The Web site stands to gain free publicity. But what's in it for Santa? Elizabeth Wynne Johnson found out.

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Lisa Napoli | Nov 21, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan sorts through the red ink at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation with host Lisa Napoli.

Aiding Students, Buying Students

Tess Vigeland | Nov 21, 2005
Host Tess Vigeland talks to author Rupert Wilkinson about his new book, "Aiding Students, Buying Students."

Rawhide on the Rez

| Nov 21, 2005
Cowboys have moved in with Indians in Arizona in a novel move by a native tribe to boost tourism revenue on its reservation. Mark Brodie reports.

Rollover standards

| Nov 21, 2005
The government ends public comment today on new rules to strengthen auto roofs to reduce rollover fatalities. But as Gretchen Cook reports, some think the new rules don't go far enough.