Helen Palmer | Nov 7, 2005
Medical manufacturer Guidant is suing Johnson & Johnson, saying they should complete an agreed $25.4 billion takeover. Helen Palmer reports that J&J's foot dragging may be a bargaining tactic.
Amy Scott | Nov 7, 2005
One analyst predicts a bird flu pandemic could send KFC sales down 20% in the US or Europe, despite assurances that cooked chicken is safe. To fight back, the colonel's cooking up an ad campaign. Amy Scott reports.
Kai Ryssdal | Nov 7, 2005
Nearly two weeks of rioting has shaken confidence in the French government's ability to address the crisis. Kai Ryssdal speaks to historian Reza Aslan about some of the wider problems the riots pose for Europe.
Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 7, 2005
With profits plunging in the pharmaceutical industry and r&d costs on the rise, companies are looking for the next big drug. As Stacey Vanek Smith reports, they're starting to get their sea legs.
| Nov 7, 2005
The $250 million being spent on ballot measures in California's special election makes it one of the most expensive elections of its kind in US history. Consumer advocate Jamie Court reflects on what's at stake.
| Nov 7, 2005
It's often illegal to use creative works without permission. But what if you can't find the owner? As Jessica Smith reports, the US Copyright Office is worried that this issue is stifling the creative marketplace.
Scott Jagow | Nov 7, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about the costs and benefits of 30-year Treasury bills.
Tess Vigeland | Nov 7, 2005
Aaron Pressman of Business Week discusses the fate of municipal bonds in parishes and municipalities devastated by Katrina.
Steve McNally | Nov 7, 2005
This year, the disease on everybody's mind is bird flu, but two years ago it was SARS, which left hundreds dead in Asia and also hit Toronto. As Steve McNally reports, the city learned some valuable lessons.