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Medicare spending

Helen Palmer | May 16, 2006
A new study out today finds nearly one-third of the money Medicare spends on chronically-ill seniors is wasted. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Wholesale price report

Amy Scott | May 16, 2006
The Labor Department this morning reported the biggest jump in wholesale prices since September. So does that mean higher prices coming to a retailer near you? As Amy Scott reports, it's not that simple.
Posted In: Economy

The IRS has had enough

Lisa Napoli | May 16, 2006
The IRS is yanking tax-exempt status from dozens of credit counseling agencies found to be taking advantage of their clients — people already desperate for financial help. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nike facing legal action in France

Stephen Beard | May 16, 2006
Legal problems are hounding Nike in Europe. This case involves a French soccer team accused of evading taxes. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Stop selling iPods? Good luck . . .

Janet Babin | May 16, 2006
Creative filed suit in federal court Monday seeking an injunction to stop iPod sales, saying Apple infringed one of its patents. But the Supreme Court's eBay ruling could derail Creative's plan. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Higher wages on the way in China?

Jocelyn Ford | May 16, 2006
A key component of China's economic growth is low labor costs, but that could be changing. A think tank in China wants a major increase in minimum wage to try to reduce the rapidly increasing gap between rich and poor. Jocelyn Ford explains.
Posted In: Canada

Bush stumbling over border?

John Dimsdale | May 15, 2006
The president's speech on immigration tonight may pacify some conservatives worried about border control, but it may not be as well-received among other, more business-minded conservatives. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Supreme Court sides with big business

Scott Tong | May 15, 2006
The US Supreme Court decided today that taxpayers cannot sue their local governments over tax giveaways to corporations. Scott Tong looks at what that means for you.
Posted In: Washington

Boeing buys probation

Tess Vigeland | May 15, 2006
Boeing agreed to pay more than $600 million to settle a whole slew of criminal charges related to its contracting process. But the company has avoided further penalties. Tess Vigeland reports.

Blair changes his tune . . . too late?

Stephen Beard | May 15, 2006
British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in trouble. His approval ratings have plummeted for a lot of reasons, including one that first got him elected nine years ago. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Canada