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More than convenient, it's Famima!!

Andrea Gardner | May 29, 2006
A Japanese convenience store chain aims to give 7-Eleven a run for its Slurpee. Andrea Gardner reports.

India hikes gas prices

Miranda Kennedy | May 29, 2006
Unable to afford continued gasoline subsidies, the Indian government today raised prices at the pump. Miranda Kennedy has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Stay home this summer

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 29, 2006
Tourism agencies around the country are hoping to cash in on high gas and air travel prices by encouraging locals to vacation in their own backyard. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.

Cable companies, listen up

Lisa Napoli | May 29, 2006
More people are using broadband Internet connections at home, but they're choosing DSL because it's cheaper says a new report. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Summer job season

Alex Cohen | May 29, 2006
Many of the nation's high schools have closed for summer break. Alex Cohen reports these days, teens needn't settle for jobs flipping burgers to make summer bucks.

NFL Commish

Ethan Lindsey | May 29, 2006
Jeb Bush? Condoleeza Rice? They've both been named as possible successors to outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. Ethan Lindsey takes a look at the requirements for the job.
Posted In: Sports

An unexpected cost of ethanol

Dan Grech | May 29, 2006
As increased ethanol production eats up more and more of the nation's corn harvest, an unintended consequence will be higher meat prices at the grocery store. Dan Grech reports.

Waging economic war against Iran

Stephen Beard | May 29, 2006
The White House is reported to be planning an all-out financial attack on Iran over its plans to enrich uranium. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

FDA approves sale of Merck's shingles vaccine

Hilary Wicai | May 26, 2006
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a shingles vaccine for older Americans that was developed by the drug company Merck. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

But can you gamble and chew gum at the same time?

Alisa Roth | May 26, 2006
Singapore, known for outlawing spitting and restricting chewing gum sales, has hired Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build and run what will be the world's most expensive casino. Expected cost: $3.2 billion. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Canada