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Time for Oktoberfest

| Oct 7, 2005
It's the time of year for brassy oom-pah music and the clinking of beer tankards. Hilary Krieger reports the longtime German tradition of Oktoberfest has sprouted up — in the West Bank.
Posted In: Canada

Have a sip of Soju

Alex Cohen | Oct 7, 2005
Alex Cohen explored how Soju is the one liquor that can be served at bars and restaurants with only a beer-and-wine license. The Korean spirit is boosting their bottom line.

On the lookout for bird flu

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 7, 2005
Today pharmaceutical industry leaders meet with the President to discuss preparations for a potential bird flu pandemic. Rachel Dornhelm reports on the economics of the flu vaccine.

What's new at the NHL

Scott Jagow | Oct 7, 2005
The National Hockey League skated back onto the ice this week after missing all of last year because of a labor dispute. Sports commentator Michael Knisley talks to host Scott Jagow about what's changed.

Whatcha watching?

Tess Vigeland | Oct 7, 2005
Mike Speier, managing editor for Daily Variety, talks to Tess Vigeland about some of the winners in the new fall season. Like this guy: his name is Earl.

Refineries on the Hill

John Dimsdale | Oct 7, 2005
The House is scheduled to vote on a bill today to speed up construction of new refineries. And environmentalists are worried. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Revisiting Katrina bids

Alisa Roth | Oct 7, 2005
Millions of dollars in government contracts for Katrina recovery were awarded with little to no competitive bidding. Now many of them will be re-bid. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Washington

Banking, the Vatican and murder

| Oct 7, 2005
The trial of four men accused of murdering Vatican banker Roberto Calvi has opened in Rome. Megan Williams reports on a story that includes a bank's collapse and organized crime.
Posted In: Canada

China's economic future

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 7, 2005
Chinese Communist Party leaders are scheduled to gather over the weekend to discuss the future direction of the country's economy. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada

Ldaies, its for your protection

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 7, 2005
The Indian Government is considering how and whether to enforce a decades-old law the prohibits women from working the night shift. Miranda Kennedy reports on how this might affect India's call-center industry.