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Good marketing or privacy violation?

Hilary Wicai | Oct 18, 2005
More than 100 groups, from peace activists to privacy advocates, want to know why the Department of Defense is spending tens of millions of dollars to keep track of young people. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Congressional travel — in a gray area

Steve Henn | Oct 18, 2005
Tax law prohibits members of Congress from taking international trips paid for by private foundations. But Marketplace and Bob Williams from the Center for Public Integrity have learned California Republican Richard Pombo may have done just that. Click to hear — and read — Steve Henn's report.
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Vanguard's founder on risk and capitalism

Steve Henn | Oct 18, 2005
In his new book <a href="http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/oop/click_ord/showdetail.html?sid=5325&isbn=0300109903&music=&buyable=0&assoc_id=&spring=">The Battle for the Soul of Caliptalism,</a> Vanguard founder John Bogle says that somewhere along the way, capitalism has gone awry. He talks to host Kai Ryssdal.
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Democrats: don't break out the champagne

| Oct 18, 2005
Tom DeLay will be in court later this week, Washington is abuzz about that CIA leak case, and Karl Rove has cancelled a few GOP fundraisers. But Adrian Wooldridge says the Democrats shouldn't start celebrating.

A new twist in that cocktail

Alex Cohen | Oct 18, 2005
Alex Cohen reports that beer-and-wine-only establishments in New York and California are serving up cosmopolitans and mojitos with the aid of an obscure business regulation.

Up in smoke

Eleanor Beardsley | Oct 18, 2005
For generations, France's signature cigarettes have been Gitanes and Gauloises. But Eleanor Beardsley reports that times are changing on the left bank.

Getting help to earthquake victims

Jeff Tyler | Oct 18, 2005
Western donors have been slow to contribute to Muslim charities, in part due to fear the money might ultimately wind up in the hands of terrorists. Jeff Tyler reports.

Pakistan's disaster preparations

| Oct 18, 2005
Commentator Natasha Loder explores the tough choices countries like Pakistan face when it comes to preparing for disaster.

Batter up!

| Oct 18, 2005
Sentences are expected today for the men convicted in the Balco steroids scandal that rocked baseball earlier this year. Rachel Dornhelm reports on the health of America's pastime.

High-stakes labor dispute for high-kickers

| Oct 18, 2005
The Rockettes are getting ready for their popular Christmas season. But a labor dispute threatens to hamstring the dance troupe during its busiest time of the year. Mallory Kasdan reports from New York.

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