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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.

Are first-round picks a good deal?

Apr 28, 2006
The NFL Draft gets underway today. As Alisa Roth reports, top-dollar investment in first-round draft picks doesn't always pay off.
Posted In: Sports

Obesity fight goes high-tech

Apr 28, 2006
The biotech sector is working on electronic devices to curb obesity, including a so-called "gastric pacemaker" that tricks the stomach into thinking it's full. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Health

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