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TV ads: perfect fit?

Andrea Gardner | Oct 12, 2005
Advertisers are edging their themes right up to the under-the-feminist-skin line. Or wait, are they crossing it? Andrea Gardner takes a closer look.

The public's business: Greenspan's successor

| Oct 12, 2005
Commentator Robert Reich says being a friend of President Bush isn't the best qualification for a new Fed chief.

Getting New Orleans on its feet

Sam Eaton | Oct 12, 2005
FEMA is hard at work filling its trailers with New Orleans evacuees. And people are ready to get back to work. But there's still a problem. Sam Eaton explains.

iPod's latest move

Ethan Lindsey | Oct 12, 2005
Apple is set to unveil the latest version of the iPod today. As Ethan Lindsey reports, the company has consumers right where it wants them.

Whistleblowing vs. "public concern"

Scott Tong | Oct 12, 2005
The Supreme Court looks at a case today involving a whistleblower in the Los Angeles County District Attorneys office. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Value-added outsourcing

Alisa Roth | Oct 12, 2005
Cutting costs isn't the only reason big corporations outsource job from the United States. Alisa Roth looks at the latest outsourcing trends.

Home heating outlook

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 12, 2005
The US Department of Energy holds its annual Winter Fuels Outlook Conference today. Stacy Vanek Smith gives us a preview of their forecast.

America's endangered forests

Jeff Tyler | Oct 12, 2005
National forests in the United States contribute 2% percent of the materials used to manufacture wood products in this country. Pressure is building to increase that figure; Jeff Tyler reports.

To err is human

Helen Palmer | Oct 12, 2005
A new report shows errors by overworked doctors in training cost $13 billion a year in extra medical care and lost wages. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

China in space

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 12, 2005
China blasted off its second manned spacecraft today. Two astronauts are orbiting the earth for the next five days. From Beijing, Ruth Kirchner has more.