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Bush visits Mongolia

Jocelyn Ford | Nov 21, 2005
George Bush just became the first US president to visit Mongolia. Beijing Bureau Chief Jocelyn Ford explains why Mongolia is nervous about China, and what message Bush's visit might be sending.

Israeli government collapse

| Nov 21, 2005
Hillary Krieger reports on the collapse of the government in Israel. And this time, elections to choose a new one will focus more on economic issues than national security.

Air wars

Stephen Beard | Nov 21, 2005
Boeing recently sold a whole lot of airplanes, to China and Dubai. Stephen Beard reports.

One step forward, two steps back?

Hilary Wicai | Nov 18, 2005
In today's early morning hours, Congress managed to push the federal budget rock a forward a bit. The House narrowly passed budget cuts while the Senate trimmed taxes. The net effect on the deficit? Hillary Wicai reports.

Keeping track of Washington's pennies

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 18, 2005
Whose unenviable job is it to keep track of what the government is doing with its money? His name is David Walker, and Kai Ryssdal asked him to explain how things are going, fiscally speaking.

Grim holiday greetings from GM?

Alisa Roth | Nov 18, 2005
The Detroit News reports that GM, whose shares hit new lows this week, will announce a series of plant closures before Thanksgiving. Word is, they could eliminate at least 25,000 jobs. Alisa Roth has more.

It's a dangerous world we live in...

Amy Scott | Nov 18, 2005
Here we go again. A New York woman is suing Dunkin' Donuts, saying she suffered second- and third-degree burns when her coffee tray fell over. And she's asking for $15 million. Amy Scott reports.

Drug battle in D.C.

| Nov 18, 2005
The drug industry is suing Washington, D.C. over a city law that caps prescription drug prices. The city is trying to cut down on the amount it spends annually on drugs for uninsured residents. Stuart Cohen reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, New York, Science

David Johnson

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 18, 2005
Kai Ryssdal reviewed the week's news with David Johnson. Hear all about it, from AT&T's demise to David's holiday gift giving plans...
Posted In: Wall Street

What ever happened to not insulting your host?

Jocelyn Ford and Kai Ryssdal | Nov 18, 2005
The president, who lands in China tomorrow, criticized the Chinese government in a speech on Wednesday. Kai Ryssdal asked Beijing bureau chief Jocelyn Ford about the speech... and the Chinese response to it.