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New Orleans' sports outlook

| Nov 4, 2005
Michael Knisely discusses the future of the New Orleans Saints and Hornets sports teams with host Scott Jagow.

Random House 'n' Universal

Lisa Napoli | Nov 4, 2005
Host Lisa Napoli talks to Michael Speier about Random House's agreement with the movie studio Universal to turn books into movies.

Wal-Mart's PR yin and yang

Scott Tong | Nov 4, 2005
The world's largest retailer is locked in a pitched battle over its image; today, two new salvos will be fired: a critical documentary and a rosy economic report. Scott Tong has the story.

Bush heads south

Dan Grech | Nov 4, 2005
President Bush's heads to Argentina for the Americas Summit, although he'll be greeted by some criticism. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Hoping the sky is falling

Brian Watt | Nov 4, 2005
Disney hopes to recapture some of its former glory in the realm of animation with the release of <em>Chicken Little</em>, which opens today. Brian Watt reports.

Knight Ridder to go on the block?

Bob Moon | Nov 4, 2005
Shareholders are calling on the nation's second largest newspaper chain to put itself up for sale. Bob Moon reports.

Visa may go IPO

Amy Scott | Nov 4, 2005
Apparently looking to match rival MasterCard, Visa has installed a new board of directors that many observers say may lead to an eventual public stocking offering. Amy Scott reports.

My lawyer got me one million dollars...

Stephen Beard | Nov 4, 2005
The British government has unveiled plans to curb what it calls British "compensation culture"&#8212; what we know as personal injury lawsuits. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Border crossing gets complicated

| Nov 4, 2005
A proposed requirement would mandate that all travelers &#8212; Americans included &#8212; have passports to enter the US from Canada and Mexico. Border businesses aren't happy. Tom Banse explains.

Merck gets a win

Helen Palmer | Nov 3, 2005
Drug company Merck won big today in New Jersey when the jury in the second Vioxx trial found that the company properly warned doctors and patients of the drug's risks. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.
Posted In: Health