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Investigating 9-11 fraud

Hilary Wicai | Jul 13, 2006
House lawmakers continue a hearing today into fraud allegations surrounding the $21.4 billion New York City was given in recovery funds following Sept. 11. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: New York, Washington

Disney to shrink its movie division

Lisa Napoli | Jul 13, 2006
The Mouse House has announced it will put out 10 fewer films a year and substantially reduce its workforce. Will the rest of Hollywood follow suit? Lisa Napoli reports.

Space, the private frontier

Rachel Dornhelm | Jul 13, 2006
With a rocket launch Wednesday, a private entrepreneur kicked off his project to build a privately owned and operated space station — and possibly the beginnings of a new space race. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Science

Checking Earth's vital signs

Helen Palmer | Jul 13, 2006
Worldwatch Institute offers its latest look at the health of the planet and finds the global economy is booming — but with environmental consequences. Helen Palmer reports.

A better summer meals program

Hilary Wicai | Jul 13, 2006
There is such a thing as a free lunch for poor kids in school over the summer, but only about one in five actually eats those meals. A new report suggests the problem isn't money — it's paperwork. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

EU slaps Microsoft with $350 million fine

Stephen Beard | Jul 12, 2006
The European Commission has fined Microsoft more than $350 million for failing to comply with an anti-trust ruling. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Canada

Halliburton loses exclusive military deal

Scott Tong | Jul 12, 2006
The US Army said today it will end Halliburton's exclusive multibillion-dollar logistics contract in Iraq. It will re-bid the contract out to multiple companies later this year. Scott Tong has the story.
Posted In: Washington

China brings fabled British sports car to US

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 12, 2006
Chinese automaker Nanjing said today it will build a new MG coupe in Oklahoma. The move would make it the first Chinese car company to set up shop in the US. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada

Gore screens film at Wal-Mart HQ

Lisa Napoli | Jul 12, 2006
Al Gore screened his documentary about global warming today at what may seem like an unlikely location: Wal-Mart's corporate headquarters. Lisa Napoli explains.

$280 billion deficit is nothing to celebrate

| Jul 12, 2006
Tax revenues are way up, President Bush touted yesterday, so the budget deficit will be almost $130 billion smaller than predicted this year. But commentator Robert Reich says the administration's numbers still don't add up.