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Kiss access to a wide array of drugs goodbye

Jan 11, 2007
Commentator Benjamin Zycher says a bill to allow the government to negotiate prices for Medicare drugs is not just bad legislation, it could lead to an increase in human suffering.
Posted In: Health, Washington

His soccer may be around the bend, but he's still hot

Jan 11, 2007
British superstar David Beckham has agreed to a five-year, <nobr>$250 million</nobr> deal to play for Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy. At 31, he's on the downside of his career. So, what's the MSL getting? Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Sports

From cell-phone TVs to talking thermometers

Jan 11, 2007
Our Bob Moon was among the thousands roaming the massive 2007 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Bob searched out the more interesting gadgets and talked to the people showing them off.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

Puttin' Taj on the Ritz

Jan 11, 2007
The original Ritz-Carlton in Boston gets a new owner today and, yes, Mumbai-based Taj Hotels will change the iconic hotel's name. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Travel

Keep stuffing those celebrity gift bags

Jan 11, 2007
No Golden Globes gift bags?! The Marketplace Players make a plea to save our favorite celebrities from a swagless awards season.
Posted In: Entertainment

Congress revisits stem cell funding

Jan 11, 2007
Congress considers legislation today that would make more embryonic stem cells available for federal funding. And this time proponents may have enough votes to override the President's veto, Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Chargers to Patriots: No tickets for you

Jan 10, 2007
The San Diego Chargers have banned ticket sales outside of Southern California for Sunday's NFL playoff game. It's not against the rules, as Sean Cole reports from Boston.
Posted In: Sports

US Air sweetens bid for Delta

Jan 10, 2007
So far Delta has fended off hostile takeover attempts by US Airways, but this morning the offer went up 20 percent. Is that enough to sway Delta bondholders? Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

British tabs ban paparazzi photos

Jan 10, 2007
Murdoch newspaper group has banned its papers from using any intrusive photos of Prince William's girlfriend, Kate Middleton &mdash; a surprising move, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Screen all cargo?

Jan 9, 2007
At the top of today's Democratic agenda: a bill to implement most of the 9/11 Commission recommendations, including screening all cargo that enters the U.S. by sea or air. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

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