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Google issues power supply challenge

Sarah Gardner | Sep 26, 2006
Search leader Google today urged the high-tech industry to stop wasting so much energy, calling on computer-makers to come up with a more efficient standard power supply for PCs. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Science

Chaos as business plan

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 26, 2006
Google expends a lot of human energy on products that don't always make it. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Fortune Magazine's Adam Lashinsky about the company's strategy that embraces risk and failure.

We've got mail

| Sep 26, 2006
We know, we know . . . Al Gore used Apple's Keynote in "An Inconvenient Truth." Host Kai Ryssdal shares that and some of the other letters we've received in the past few weeks.

Losing the war on drugs in Afghanistan

Miranda Kennedy | Sep 26, 2006
A militant insurgency and the drug trade are pretty much the only industries thriving in Afghanistan now. U.N. figures show opium production there more than doubled last year to the highest level ever recorded. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Reinvesting in Lebanon

Nancy Farghalli | Sep 26, 2006
Many Lebanese Americans are facing the dilemma over whether to send money to help rebuild their ancestral homeland — again. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Canada

Repeal the liquids ban completely

| Sep 26, 2006
Commentator Chris Elliot says the partial repeal of the ban on carry-on liquids could cause more problems than it solves.

Redstone takes a pay cut

Sarah Gardner | Sep 26, 2006
Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone will lose half his salary and cash bonuses, the company reported Monday. But some don't think that's going far enough. Sarah Gardner reports.

Ebbers goes to jail

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 26, 2006
Disgraced WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers is scheduled to start his 25-year prison sentence today for fraud and conspiracy. And his incarceration will be no Club Fed, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Fastow to be sentenced

Amy Scott | Sep 26, 2006
Former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow is scheduled to be sentenced today for his role in the Enron collapse. Amy Scott reports.

Hitler paintings up for auction

Stephen Beard | Sep 26, 2006
Collectors from around the world are expected to offer up to $10,000 each for works of art believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler. Stephen Beard has the story.