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Federal food stamp program

| Dec 13, 2005
Commentator Josh Miner argues the federal food stamp program needs to be revamped.

Congress close on reconciliation

| Dec 13, 2005
Lawmakers from the House and Senate are expected to finalize legislation this week reconciling competing budget cutting bills. Gretchen Cook looks at the issues that still need to be resolved.

Stakes high at WTO conference

Jocelyn Ford | Dec 13, 2005
As talks open at the World Trade Organization conference today, Jocelyn Ford reviews the major players and what's at stake.

The Feds and 'green' building

Alex Cohen | Dec 13, 2005
A conference begins today in Washington to encourage eco-friendly construction of public buildings. Alex Cohen looks at the issues involved.

Chrysler improves plant

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 13, 2005
Most automotive news in the US recently has involved plant closings and layoffs. But as Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, Dailmer-Chrysler has announced it's spending $1 billion to improve an aging plant in St. Louis.

Race riots in Australia

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 13, 2005
Ashely Milne-Tyte looks at how the recent race riots in Sydney could impact Australia's important tourist industry.

Glass ceiling and seniors

Hilary Wicai | Dec 13, 2005
A new report out shows older women face similar wage disparities to women in general. Hilliary Wicai looks at how the gap will affect older women as they approach the traditional retirement years.

Boeing's value-added technology

| Dec 13, 2005
In the fight between Boeing and Airbus, you got to have products that set you apart from the competition. Jason Paur looks at one such value-added perk: quieter airplanes.


Yu Xiumei | Dec 13, 2005
When I was with our scouting team traveling in Wan Zhou for story about Three gorges Dam relocation of farmers, an environmentalist and an local...
Posted In: China

Mercky waters

Helen Palmer | Dec 12, 2005
The first federal lawsuit over Merck's painkiller Vioxx has ended in a mistrial. Helen Palmer looked into what a mistrial means for the 7,000 pending Vioxx cases.
Posted In: Health