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Investing in vaccines

May 4, 2006
Federal health authorities today issued more than a billion dollars worth of contracts to speed the production of vaccines in preparation for a possible avian flu pandemic. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington

Yum betting on the Derby

May 4, 2006
Business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about what Yum Brands hopes to get from its sponsorship of Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
Posted In: Sports

Bird flu threatens Africa's chicken economy

May 3, 2006
While avian flu is still a big "if" here, other parts of the world are already battling outbreaks in their bird populations. In Africa, chickens are not only food, but an insurance policy against hard times. Suzanne Marmion reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Sorry kids, soda is out

May 3, 2006
Diet soda, water and low-fat milk are in. Anti-obesity advocates and the soft drink giants have a big announcement today: They're yanking most soda-pop from this country's public schools. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Health

Dylan and XM

May 3, 2006
Bob Dylan becomes the latest big name today to get a show on satellite radio, but are the celebrity DJs worth it? Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Tagliabue's legacy

May 3, 2006
Outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue wants to secure a team in Los Angeles before leaving his post in July. Cheryl Glaser looks at why it's been so hard for the nation's second largest market to land a franchise.
Posted In: Sports

Who's paying for bird flu prep?

May 2, 2006
The Bush administration has a plan to deal with a massive bird flu epidemic. But what role should the government play — and what costs should private business bear? Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Desperate Networks

May 2, 2006
Will Katie Couric in a primetime news slot change the face of television? New York Times reporter and author Bill Carter says TV will be different in the next five years.

The new American vacation

Apr 28, 2006
Map out the directions. Adjust the rearview mirror. And try not to spill the double-shot cappuccino on the leather interior. There's a media blitz to put you behind the wheel of an RV. Alex Cohen reports.

Grease lightning

Apr 28, 2006
Drivers want cheaper gas. So why not steer away from crude oil? Tess Vigeland investigates the cost of turning your car into a lean green vegetable oil driving machine.

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