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Losing to win. . . sort of

May 29, 2006
The Florida Marlins have one of the worst records in baseball this season. But losing might actually be a winning business strategy for the Marlins management. Ethan Lindsey explains.
Posted In: Sports

More than convenient, it's Famima!!

May 29, 2006
A Japanese convenience store chain aims to give 7-Eleven a run for its Slurpee. Andrea Gardner reports.

NFL Commish

May 29, 2006
Jeb Bush? Condoleeza Rice? They've both been named as possible successors to outgoing NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. Ethan Lindsey takes a look at the requirements for the job.
Posted In: Sports

FDA approves sale of Merck's shingles vaccine

May 26, 2006
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a shingles vaccine for older Americans that was developed by the drug company Merck. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

Day in the Work Life: Street art

May 26, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we get tagged by a graffiti artist.

Shared ticket to ride

May 26, 2006
Need to pick up something from the grocery store? Don't forget to reserve the car. Carolyn Kellogg test drives car sharing arrangements.

Cell phones fueling teen angst?

May 25, 2006
A new medical study shows kids in Asia who use their cell phones excessively are anxious and depressed. But as Lisa Napoli reports, cell use, and perhaps the blues, are going no where but up.

California wine delivers knockout Cabernet

May 25, 2006
In the wine industry, the heavyweight bout is California vs. France. Yesterday in London, the two squared off in a tasting rematch that put Napa Valley on the map. And guess what? It's still there. Stephen Beard reports.

Hollywood challenges 'network DVR'

May 25, 2006
Cablevision is about to launch a new service where the cable company records shows for you — kind of like TiVo without the box. But Hollywood studios and TV networks filed a lawsuit yesterday to stop it. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Science

You can be Art Brut 102

May 24, 2006
British band Art Brut has adopted the corporate franchise model, only with a twist. It's giving away its name and music for free. Jane Lindholm reports.

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