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Drug courts offer rehab, not punishment

May 18, 2006
Despite tight budgets, politicians are throwing money at courts that provide rehabilitation for drug offenders. Jeff Tyler travels to Orange County, Calif., to find out if it's money well spent.
Posted In: Health

Prepping for 'Fast Food Nation'

May 18, 2006
The film version of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food Nation" debuts at the Cannes Film Festival this week. It won't be released in the US until this fall, but the fast-food industry is already gearing up to push back. Tess Vigeland reports.

NFL, L.A. don't want to rush a deal

May 18, 2006
The National Football League will once again take up talks about putting a team in Los Angeles. Business-of-sports commentator Ed Derse tells host Kai Ryssdal that L.A. is a perfect market for the league, but neither side needs the other very much.
Posted In: Sports

Women's sports still struggling

May 18, 2006
As the WNBA prepares to kick off its 10th season this weekend, business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the challenges faced by women's professional sports leagues.
Posted In: Sports

Cervical cancer vaccine

May 18, 2006
Looking to move past the Vioxx controversy, Merck hopes an advisory panel convening today will recommend that the FDA approve the drug maker's experimental vaccine against cervical cancer. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

Summer travel season

May 18, 2006
According to a AAA report out today, high gas prices are likely to cause many American to vacation closer to home this summer — and spend less. Alex Cohen has more.

Hospitals going green

May 17, 2006
Hospitals are increasingly building their facilities with the environment in mind. Not just because it's the right thing to do, but because they can save money. Shia Levitt reports.
Posted In: Health

Classical musicians head to China

May 17, 2006
While classically trained musicians in the US may have difficulty finding work these days, opportunity abounds in China. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Hollywood hoping for a hit

May 17, 2006
After mediocre box office receipts for Poseidon and Mission Impossible: III, Hollywood is hoping for a home-run with the much-hyped Da Vinci Code, debuting today at the Cannes Film Festival. Tess Vigeland has more.
Posted In: Canada

Get ready for cell phones on planes

May 17, 2006
What happens after the FCC auction of communications spectrum for in-flight wireless licenses? Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science

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