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The Golden Globes

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jan 16, 2006
The big studios got spurned this award season, as indie films swept the nominations for the Golden Globe Awards. What would a win mean economically for a film that doesn't necessarily have mass appeal? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Universal flu vaccine

Helen Palmer | Jan 16, 2006
Helen Palmer reports on the race among drug companies to find a universal flu vaccine to treat a possible outbreak of avian flu.
Posted In: Health, Science

Katrina cars

Alex Cohen | Jan 16, 2006
Whatever happened to all those cars we saw flooded to their rooftops on TV during last fall's hurricanes? Alex Cohen reports that used car buyers south of the border might not like the answer.

Business opportunity in India

Miranda Kennedy | Jan 16, 2006
US Senators and business leaders are wrapping up a visit to China... and the equally-appealing India. Miranda Kennedy reports from New Delhi.

Economic sanctions against Iran?

Stephen Beard | Jan 16, 2006
Stephen Beard reports on a meeting held in London to discuss the possibility of economic sanctions against nuclear upstart Iran.

What happens on the overnight...

Brett Neely | Jan 15, 2006
There's a saying at Marketplace - "what happens on the overnight, stays on the overnight." The overnight is the shift the producers and hosts of...
Posted In: China

How many people does it take to make radio?

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 14, 2006
So it occurs to me…as we’re wait to check in for our flight to Chongqing…that you might not be aware of who’s here actually helping the show get on...

The Look Ahead for January 13, 2006

| Jan 13, 2006
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Winning in Translation

| Jan 13, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, English fever has gripped China. Chris translates the outcome for international business.

"Day in the Work Life": E-Tailer

| Jan 13, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we go online with a CEO who's firing up China's digital revolution.
Posted In: Jobs