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Bob Moon | Dec 6, 2005
Members of the New York Stock Exchange are expected to vote today on whether to acquire electronic exchange operator Archipelago. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Calpine's woes

Hilary Wicai | Dec 6, 2005
Stock trading for one of the nation's largest power producers is scheduled to be suspended today amid fears it's heading for Chapter 11. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Gates takes India

Miranda Kennedy | Dec 6, 2005
Bill Gates arrives in India today in an effort to increase sales of Microsoft products and services in its fastest growing market. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Archdiocese trial

| Dec 6, 2005
A federal bankruptcy judge is scheduled to hear arguments today in a case to determine whether individual Catholic churches are owned by their local parishes or by their regional archdioceses. Colin Fogarty reports the outcome of clergy sex abuse lawsuits hangs in the balance.

European no-fly list

| Dec 6, 2005
EU-member countries have been given the go-ahead to assemble lists of air carriers considered too unsafe to operate within their territories. Gretchen Cook has more.

Exxon in Libya

Stephen Beard | Dec 6, 2005
Oil giant Exxon Mobil is returning to Libya after an absence of almost 25 years. The company has signed an oil exploration deal with Col. Quadaffi's regime. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Non-smoking hotels

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 6, 2005
Westin has announced plans to make all its hotels, both in the US and abroad, non-smoking. Will other hotel chains follow suit? Stacey Vanek-Smith has a look.

Pew migrant worker study

Dan Grech | Dec 6, 2005
An estimated 6.3 million undocumented workers are in the US. But who are these migrants, and why are they coming? This morning, the Pew Hispanic Center released a ground-breaking study with some surprising answers. From the Marketplace Americas Desk at WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.

Blowing the whistle on Mentor

Helen Palmer | Dec 5, 2005
Silicone breast implants are stirring up controversy again. An ex-employee of implant maker Mentor claims the company misrepresented safety data and chose not to fix a problem with their implants. From the Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

China's Airbus alliance

Eleanor Beardsley | Dec 5, 2005
Today, Airbus won a big order from the Chinese government... And the company may start building aircraft in China, too. Eleanor Beardsley has the European reaction to the news.