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Taking stock of the NYSE

Bob Moon and Kai Ryssdal | Dec 5, 2005
Tomorrow, seat-holders at the New York Stock Exchange vote on whether to approve the Exchange's merger with electronic trading firm Archipelago. Bob Moon tells host Kai Ryssdal why they're likely to vote yes.
Posted In: Wall Street

Faith-based insurance

Hilary Wicai | Dec 5, 2005
With millions of Americans lacking health insurance, more are turning to alternatives -- including, for some, Christian health cooperatives. But as Hillary Wicai reports, not everyone's thrilled with this leap of faith.
Posted In: Health

A fresh start for San Diego?

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 5, 2005
Jerry Sanders was sworn in as San Diego's mayor today. He's the third person to have that job this year, because 2005 has not been kind to the city. As Adam Lashinsky explains, Mr. Sanders has a tough task ahead of him.

Returning to China

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 5, 2005
I never thought it would take me this long to get back to China. When we left in ’97 my wife and I were sure we’d be back here living and working...
Posted In: China

Berkshire Hathaway

Scott Jagow | Dec 5, 2005
Newsweek's Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan looks at the market for shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway stock with host Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Wall Street

Brand loyalty

Tess Vigeland | Dec 5, 2005
Host Tess Vigeland talks to author Bill McEwen about his current book "Married to the Brand: Why Consumers Bond with Some Brands for Life."

Breast cancer device

| Dec 5, 2005
Researchers are working to lower breast cancer rates by giving women a low-cost, at-home diagnostic tool to help them locate tumors. Aries Keck reports.
Posted In: Health

The state of bird flu

| Dec 5, 2005
President Bush invites state officials to the White House today to discuss bird flu preparedness. As Gretchen Cook reports, what states really want to talk about is money.
Posted In: Health

Unfinished business

Hilary Wicai | Dec 5, 2005
The House returns to work this week to finalize bills to cut taxes and spending before the current legislative session ends. Hillary Wicai reports.

Celluloid smoking

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 5, 2005
A new report out today says smoking in movies inspires nearly 400,000 teens to take up the habit each year. As Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, the film industry is leery of legislative proposals to curb lighting up on-screen.

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