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Hong Kong prepares for WTO

Jocelyn Ford | Dec 9, 2005
Hong Kong gets ready to welcome 6,000 delegates for the upcoming World Trade Organization conference. China's capitalist stronghold is also getting ready for the protesters that are sure to follow. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Private space shuttles?

Bill Poorman | Dec 9, 2005
Once the Space Shuttle program is discontinued in 2010, NASA wants the private sector to take over deliveries of materiel and personnel to the International Space Station. Is the private sector ready? Bill Poorman reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

The Job Files: Christmas tree farmer

| Dec 9, 2005
Meet Christmas tree farmer Dan Goosen.

Unrest in China

Jocelyn Ford | Dec 9, 2005
Amnesty International says that this week, for the first time since Tiananmen killings in 1989, Chinese armed police have reportedly gunned down citizens with automatic weapons. Jocelyn Ford reports.

National healthcare... for some

Stephen Beard | Dec 9, 2005
Bad news for British people who are obese, or who drink and smoke heavily. They may soon be denied treatment by the state funded national health service. For London, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

Figuring out how the dream works

Dan Grech | Dec 9, 2005
The Wall Street Journal reports that Paramount is preparing a bid for Dreamworks. Another movie giant, Universal, is already in talks with Dreamworks. Let the bidding war begin! From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.

Reading the Tea Leaves

Sam Eaton | Dec 9, 2005
I have no return story to tell when it comes to China. Everything was new to me from the minute I walked down the runway and settled in for the 13...
Posted In: China

Tax cuts; where will they come from?

John Dimsdale and Kai Ryssdal | Dec 8, 2005
The House is set to pass another round of tax cuts today, but spending cuts will only make up half of the budget shortfall. Kai Ryssdal spoke to Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale about the cuts.

Dollars to doughnuts

Janet Babin | Dec 8, 2005
A bidding war has broken out for Dunkin' Donuts. A number of wealthy private equity firms want to take the doughnut chain private. Janet Babin finds out why the money's in doughnuts these days. Mmmm, doughnuts...

Labor on the move

| Dec 8, 2005
Saturday marks International Human Rights Day with a special focus this year on workers' rights. The AFL-CIO is using the event to launch the biggest drive in 15 years to organize in the workplace. Gretchen Cook reports.