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Big-screen Gore

May 24, 2006
Paramount releases Al Gore's documentary about the dangers of global warming. Jane Lindholm looks at the studio's strategy to get it into theaters.

Had any brain-altering stimulants today?

May 23, 2006
Commentator Peter Coy says that the use of performance-enhancing drugs in the workplace is on the rise — and that it could drastically alter the business world.
Posted In: Health

World Health Assembly

May 22, 2006
Health officials from across the globe gather in Geneva today for a week-long meeting to decide how the World Health Organization should spend its biannual $3 billion budget. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Day in the Work Life: A sea tale

May 19, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we get our sea legs with a cruise ship director.

Buzzword: A la carte

May 19, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "A La Carte." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

The Real ID

May 19, 2006
In the future, a single card may be your ticket to everything. You'll use it to access your bank account. Without it, you can't travel on a plane or collect social security. Bob Moon reports on the battle over "Real ID."

Exclusive returns on Brangelina baby

May 19, 2006
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have agreed to sell exclusive rights to publish photos of their baby for $5 million. Lisa Napoli looks at what the magazine landing the exclusive gets in return.

GameStop grows

May 19, 2006
The nation's No. 1 video game retailer posted double-digit earnings growth yesterday at a time when videogame makers are seeing revenue losses. What gives? Ethan Lindsey reports.

Upfronts lose advertisers

May 19, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about why advertisers so far are reluctant to sponsor the network's new fall TV shows.

Almost a great day for Merck

May 18, 2006
An FDA panel today approved Merck's vaccine to control human papillomavirus. The new drug could prevent cervical cancer and save 300,000 lives a year. But can it cure some of Merck's Vioxx headaches? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Science