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No more Disney in your Happy Meal

May 8, 2006
We learned today that Disney will drop its decade-long promotional partnership with McDonald's. But McDonald's says the break-up has nothing to do with childhood obesity. From New York, Bob Moon has the story.
Posted In: Health

Is Boink the next Playboy?

May 8, 2006
Sean Cole reports on a new magazine by and for college students about one of their favorite topics: sex.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Apple 1, Beatles 0

May 8, 2006
The Beatles lost their legal battle with Apple Computer. Record label Apple Corp failed to stop the US company from using the apple logo in its iTunes download service. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Science

E3 Expo kicks off

May 8, 2006
The video game industry launches its annual conference in LA this week. Much of the industry is in pause mode as it awaits the release of Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's "wii." Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Science

Showtime and the Smithsonian

May 8, 2006
The Smithsonian Institute's board of regents today reviews a controversial contract that gives Showtime the right to block some independent filmmakers from accessing Smithsonian archives. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Rockin' in the free world

May 8, 2006
Warner Brothers is scheduled to release a CD of protest songs by Neil Young today, weeks earlier than originally planned, possibly because Young was giving the songs away on his Web site. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Hockey's big comeback

May 5, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Scott Jagow about the resurgence of NHL hockey following a bitter lockout.
Posted In: Sports

Porn + MP3 = Profit

May 5, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the porn industry's embrace of new technology and what it means to the entertainment industry as a whole.
Posted In: Science

Freud's legacy

May 5, 2006
Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth. Lisa Napoli analyzes the industry he fathered.
Posted In: Science

Foie gras flap

May 5, 2006
A California superior court judge hears arguments today in a case that tests whether the Whole Foods grocery chain can legally boycott suppliers that do business with California's only maker of foie gras. Sarah Gardner reports.

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