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Genetically modified corn, yum

| Nov 28, 2005
No country has been more militant in its opposition to genetically modified food than France. But as John Laurenson reports from the south of France, some farmers have quietly started their own French resistance movement.

Yuletide utiles; Scrooge would be so proud

| Nov 28, 2005
'Tis the season for giving. But when it comes to buying presents, economist and commentator Susan Lee says a gift goes farther when it's just cold, hard cash.

Holiday shopping

Lisa Napoli | Nov 28, 2005
Newsweek editor Allan Sloan discusses the holiday shopping season with host Lisa Napoli.


| Nov 28, 2005
Author Si Kahn talks to host Cheryl Glaser about his new book "The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy."

Dance dance revolution, baby

Helen Palmer | Nov 28, 2005
Parents may worry kids hooked on video games may not be getting enough exercise. But a new generation of video "exergames" looks to change that. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Nasdaq CEO in China

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 28, 2005
The head of the Nasdaq is in China today looking to entice Chinese companies to list on his exchange. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.
Posted In: Wall Street

Big week for Merck

Helen Palmer | Nov 28, 2005
A new round of Vioxx proceedings is expected to begin today and tomorrow in state and federal court. Helen Palmer looks at what's at stake for Merck.
Posted In: Health

VOIP deadline

Janet Babin | Nov 28, 2005
Today is the deadline for Voice-Over IP service providers to either provide 911 capability on their networks or stop taking new customers. Janet Babin reports.

End-of-life electronics

Brian Watt | Nov 28, 2005
What happens to all those used computers, cell phones and electronic appliances once they're no longer of use? An international conference takes up that question today, as Brian Watt reports.

Pretend disaster in London

Stephen Beard | Nov 28, 2005
London is holding a computer-simulated crisis today. Stephen Beard explains why.