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Democrats: don't break out the champagne

| Oct 18, 2005
Tom DeLay will be in court later this week, Washington is abuzz about that CIA leak case, and Karl Rove has cancelled a few GOP fundraisers. But Adrian Wooldridge says the Democrats shouldn't start celebrating.

A new twist in that cocktail

Alex Cohen | Oct 18, 2005
Alex Cohen reports that beer-and-wine-only establishments in New York and California are serving up cosmopolitans and mojitos with the aid of an obscure business regulation.

Up in smoke

Eleanor Beardsley | Oct 18, 2005
For generations, France's signature cigarettes have been Gitanes and Gauloises. But Eleanor Beardsley reports that times are changing on the left bank.

Getting help to earthquake victims

Jeff Tyler | Oct 18, 2005
Western donors have been slow to contribute to Muslim charities, in part due to fear the money might ultimately wind up in the hands of terrorists. Jeff Tyler reports.

Pakistan's disaster preparations

| Oct 18, 2005
Commentator Natasha Loder explores the tough choices countries like Pakistan face when it comes to preparing for disaster.

Batter up!

| Oct 18, 2005
Sentences are expected today for the men convicted in the Balco steroids scandal that rocked baseball earlier this year. Rachel Dornhelm reports on the health of America's pastime.

High-stakes labor dispute for high-kickers

| Oct 18, 2005
The Rockettes are getting ready for their popular Christmas season. But a labor dispute threatens to hamstring the dance troupe during its busiest time of the year. Mallory Kasdan reports from New York.

Selling GMAC? Hmm...

| Oct 18, 2005
In an effort to get back into the black, GM is considering selling its profitable GMAC financing arm. Cheryl Glaser looks at the wisdom of the move.

Congress looks at Medicaid for cuts

Hilary Wicai | Oct 18, 2005
One congressional proposal calls for a $10 billion cut in Medicaid spending, but a new report finds Medicaid is one of the few lifelines for the country's 800,000 foster children. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Deluxe airplane in the sky

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 18, 2005
Starting today, a new airline will offer passengers all-business-class service between New York and London. Ashely Milne-Tyte reports on Eos Airlines.