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Dylan and XM

Lisa Napoli | May 3, 2006
Bob Dylan becomes the latest big name today to get a show on satellite radio, but are the celebrity DJs worth it? Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Burger King IPO

Tess Vigeland | May 3, 2006
The fast-food chain makes preparation for its upcoming IPO, hoping to generate a market capitalization of more than $2 billion. Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Tagliabue's legacy

| May 3, 2006
Outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue wants to secure a team in Los Angeles before leaving his post in July. Cheryl Glaser looks at why it's been so hard for the nation's second largest market to land a franchise.
Posted In: Sports

Ameriquest bows out

Stacey Vanek Smith | May 3, 2006
The nation's largest provider of sub-prime loans is laying off a third of its staff and closing more than 200 branch locations. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at why.
Posted In: Economy

Exploring gas hydrates

Miranda Kennedy | May 3, 2006
Today US scientists are setting sail off the coast of India to drill for a new kind of gas reserve still in the exploratory stages. From New Delhi, Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

China's dirty little banking secret

Jocelyn Ford | May 3, 2006
Getting a loan from a Chinese bank is a bad deal — for the bank. A new report says China's banks may have $900 billion worth of loans that'll never be repaid. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Posted In: Investing

The fight over fuel economy standards

John Dimsdale | May 2, 2006
Ten states sued the federal government today to strengthen gas mileage requirements for SUVs. John Dimsdale reports on what may be a major attack on the country's Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards.
Posted In: Washington

Who's paying for bird flu prep?

Hilary Wicai | May 2, 2006
The Bush administration has a plan to deal with a massive bird flu epidemic. But what role should the government play — and what costs should private business bear? Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

The sinking dollar

Amy Scott | May 2, 2006
Global investors are selling US dollars today. The greenback is close to one-year lows against the Euro and the Canadian dollar is at its highest level against the US currency in almost three decades. What gives? Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Laptop theft

| May 2, 2006
Imagine someone steals a laptop from your bank or your phone company. It happens more than you might think, and that has some major identity theft and security consequences. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Science