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Alexander Hamilton's extreme makeover

Amy Scott | Mar 2, 2006
For the second time in less than a decade, the ten-spot is getting a makeover. On the day the new bill makes its debut, Amy Scott tells us why the Mint wanted another overhaul so soon.
Posted In: Economy

No consensus on Census change

Scott Tong | Mar 2, 2006
Today more than 400 economists and other academics will call on US Census officials to spare a $40 million survey to find out how federal programs help needy families. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Economy

Celebrex study

Helen Palmer | Mar 2, 2006
We've all heard the charges that Vioxx can trigger heart attacks. Now comes word that rival pain reliever Celebrex may also exacerbate heart problems. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Love Field showdown

Alex Cohen | Mar 2, 2006
American Airlines launches service out of Dallas's Love Field today. Even though the carrier is likely to lose money in the move, Alex Cohen reports that it's all about checking the growth of rival Southwest.

European central bank raises interest rates

Stephen Beard | Mar 2, 2006
Europe's central bank is expected to raise interest rates a quarter of a point later today. As Stephen Beard reports from the European Desk in London, that's both good news and bad news for the US economy.

Dubai, Port Deux

Alisa Roth | Mar 2, 2006
Today a British judge will rule on the sale of a British Company to DP World, the Dubai-based firm that wants to take over operational control of six US ports. A Miami company asked the British judge to halt the deal, but the port company isn't the only one drawing attention from the Bush Administration these days. Alisa Roth reports.

Northwest labor negotiations

| Mar 2, 2006
Northwest has reached a tentative agreement with its flight attendants. But the bankrupt airline and its pilots are still in limbo. The deadline set by the bankruptcy court came and went yesterday, and the two sides had not reached a deal on wages and benefits. Now it's up to the judge to decide whether to extend the deadline or let Northwest throw out the pilots contract and impose its own labor terms. Cheryl Glaser reports.

Border and immigration issues

John Dimsdale | Mar 1, 2006
A group of Texas sheriffs are in Washington today, testifying before the Senate's Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship subcommittee about border issues in their state. This comes as the Senate is debating a wide range of immigration reforms. John Dimsdale has the story.

Airline strike averted

| Mar 1, 2006
Flight attendants at Northwest Airlines seem to have averted a strike today by agreeing to another round of pay cuts. Cheryl Glaser has more.

iTunes video royalties

Lisa Napoli | Mar 1, 2006
The Hollywood labor unions are asking Disney to increase the royalties actors, directors, and writers receive when their work is downloaded from Apple's iTunes music store. Disney says it won't go beyond the current DVD formula. Lisa Napoli has the details.