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But can you drive in the carpool lane?

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 1, 2005
As more and more Indians buy cars, air quality worsens from New Delhi to Mumbai. But a new, home-grown electric car, the Reva, may be the solution. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Vioxx: Adding new meaning to "drug trials"

Helen Palmer | Nov 1, 2005
Jurors are expected to begin deliberations Tuesday in the second liability trial involving Merck's arthritis drug Vioxx. Helen Palmer reviews the case and looks at what's at stake for Merck.
Posted In: Health

Bush takes on bird flu

| Nov 1, 2005
President Bush is expected Tuesday to unveil his plans to combat a potential outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. But where's the money going to come from to pay for it? Cheryl Glaser reports.

Talks in London on life after Kyoto

Stephen Beard | Nov 1, 2005
Talks continue Tuesday in London over how to curb greenhouse gas emissions after the Kyoto protocol expires. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Tax reform panel to make recommendations

| Nov 1, 2005
President Bush's tax reform panel is expected to make its recommendations Tuesday. Janet Babin looks at what's likely.

The Oklahoma City Hornets?

Brian Watt | Nov 1, 2005
The New Orleans Hornets open their NBA season Tuesday, far from home. Brian Watt looks at how Oklahoma's capital won the chance to host the hurricane-displaced team, and what it's likely to mean to the local economy.

The Fed meets this week

Tess Vigeland | Nov 1, 2005
The Federal Reserve Board meets Tuesday and is likely to increase interest rates to calm inflationary pressures. Tess Vigeland reports.

You've come a long way, baby Bells

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 1, 2005
The FCC gave the go-ahead Monday to mergers between SBC and ATT and between Verizon and MCI. What's all this consolidation going to mean for consumers? Stacey Vanek Smith has the answer.

Judge Alito on business

Bob Moon | Oct 31, 2005
Samuel Alito began this Halloween with a big treat: the president nominated him to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Court watchers are reading up on what he's written. Bob Moon has more.
Posted In: Washington

Novartis buys Chiron

Alisa Roth | Oct 31, 2005
Pharmaceutical companies have been working to come up with vaccines and drugs to treat the bird flu. But it may a more pedestrian influenza that are guiding their business decisions. Alisa Roth has more.
Posted In: Health