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Pakistan's rebuilding challenge

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 11, 2005
Today, governments upped the estimated death toll from the South Asian earthquake to 35,000 people. The massive amounts of casualties have inspired some soul searching in quake-prone Pakistan and India.
Posted In: Canada

When is tax reform hot?

Scott Tong | Oct 11, 2005
President Bush's advisory panel on federal tax reform meets today to discuss changes to the tax code that actually might stir up some sparks. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Don't visit Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Sam Eaton | Oct 11, 2005
Today the EPA releases its proposal to prevent radioactive release from the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear repository site. Sam Eaton reports.

The Delphi effect

| Oct 11, 2005
Michigan Radio's William Poorman looks at how Delphi's bankruptcy may impact former parent company GM.

The Gray Lady goes to the movies

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 11, 2005
Ashely Milne-Tyte reports on the <em>New York Times'</em> latest efforts to increase ad revenue and attract new readers.

Tucking in around the wood stove

| Oct 11, 2005
The high cost of energy is driving up sales of woodstoves even before the first hits. This is the first time the industry has seen such a surge in demand since 1979. Monica Brady Myerov reports.

Sunny in China ... but expecting Snow

| Oct 11, 2005
US Treasury Secretary John Snow arrives in China today. Just before he headed to China, Snow sent message to the Chinese. Ruth Kirchner reports.

Swiss drugmaker Roche stocks way up

Stephen Beard | Oct 11, 2005
Roche's boost comes partly from good news from Genentech, of which it's part owner. And it's getting a shot in the arm from Tamiflu, the company's flu treatment. Stephen Beard reports.

Bad news for GM &#8212; from Delphi

Amy Scott | Oct 10, 2005
Over the weekend parts maker Delphi headed into bankruptcy court. Automaker GM, which used to own Delphi, might now be responsible for as much as $11 billion in pension costs. Amy Scott reports.

The quake's effect on Pakistan

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 10, 2005
This weekend's earthquake has left as many as 40,000 dead, 2.5 million homeless and thousands more injured in Pakistan. Miranda Kennedy reports real damage has also been done to Pakistan's economy.