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Tax cuts in limbo

John Dimsdale | Apr 28, 2006
Leaders from the House and Senate are discussing a new round of tax cuts and a provision to shield middle class Americans from a tax originally intended for the wealthy. John Dimsdale reports.

Bush and the Big Three

Bob Moon | Apr 28, 2006
President Bush is expected to meet with the heads of the Big Three automakers next month. Bob Moon has a preview of what they're expected to talk about.

Obesity fight goes high-tech

Stacey Vanek Smith | Apr 28, 2006
The biotech sector is working on electronic devices to curb obesity, including a so-called "gastric pacemaker" that tricks the stomach into thinking it's full. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Trailer park manager

| Apr 28, 2006
This installment of The Job Files looks at Kenneth Grindell, manager of the Shady Dell Vintage RV Park in Bisbee, Ariz.

Traveling this summer?

Scott Tong | Apr 28, 2006
Get ready for some waiting. The planes are fuller and airports may not have enough security screeners. Feds are trying to solve the problem, Scott Tong reports.

A different Dubai deal

Scott Tong | Apr 28, 2006
Another White House deal with a Dubai company. Last time it was ports and congressional heat burned it. This time it's a maker of parts for US tanks and military planes. Scott Tong reports the word from the administration: This one's different.

$100 rebates! Suspend the gas tax!

Hilary Wicai | Apr 27, 2006
As the public grows more uneasy about rising gasoline prices, Republicans and Democrats are scrambling to out-press conference each other and minimize the political damage. Will it do you any good at the pump? Hillary Wicai reports.

Russia's building a petro-based empire

| Apr 27, 2006
Russia has been nationalizing its petroleum industry for the past year and now it's looking for more. Vladimir Putin today hailed a deal with Germany and as Alasdair Sandford reports, Russia doesn't plan to stop there.
Posted In: Canada

Military payroll problems

Scott Tong | Apr 27, 2006
The US military has a payroll problem. Turns out that some injured soldiers have gotten overpaid, and then received debt collection notices from the government months later. Scott Tong reports.

Moral compass gone awry

| Apr 27, 2006
House Republicans abruptly yanked a lobbying and ethics bill off the floor today. Democrats say the bill isn't going to do much to end abuses anyway. Writer and commentator Jeff Birnbaum has low expectations for reform on the Hill.