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Memories of misfortune

Jan 8, 2007
Five years ago, Argentinians took to the streets in protest of the nation's huge financial crisis. Rachel Hopkin brings us the story of two Buenos Aires teachers and how they're coping today.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Snow sports court minorities

Jan 8, 2007
Faced with flat growth in their traditional mostly-white market, skiing and snowboarding resorts are working to attract consumers of color. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Sports

Sloan Sessions: Goodbye Bob Nardelli

Jan 8, 2007
Host Scott Jagow asks Newsweek's Allan Sloan how ousted Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli ended up with such a generous severance package when the company's been doing so badly.
Posted In: Wall Street

Day in the Work Life: Water world

Jan 5, 2007
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we freestyle with a swim instructor.
Posted In: Jobs

Schooling teens on the cost of pregnancy

Jan 4, 2007
The cost of raising a child in America is about $250,000 these days. One school program in Texas is motivating teenagers not to get pregnant by telling them just how much babies cost. Alex Cohen has the story.

Are you ready for some ads!

Jan 4, 2007
Super Bowl commercials continue to get pricier and, hopefully, more entertaining as companies shell out millions of dollars to get your attention. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Sports

Unions throw down the (protective) glove

Jan 4, 2007
A loophole in workplace rules lets some employers force workers to buy their own protective gear. The Labor Department hasn't fixed the rule, so two unions are forcing the issue. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Jobs

A look behind the Bush rhetoric

Jan 3, 2007
The President made sure to get his point to the press today about the budget. Kai Ryssdal takes a look at what he said, and what he didn't, with fiscal policy expert Maya MacGuineas.
Posted In: Economy

With no Home Depot improvement, CEO exits

Jan 3, 2007
The company underperformed, its stock tanked, but Home Depot's board still gave outgoing chief Robert Nardelli a $210 million severance package. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Retail

No new tax breaks

Jan 3, 2007
Congress is expected to increase the minimum wage after Democrats take control this week. President Bush wants tax breaks for small businesses as a concession, but Robert Reich says that's just not necessary.
Posted In: Jobs

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