World - Most Recent

Pages

Do you really wanna sell Yosemite?

Sep 23, 2005
The Chair of the House Resources Committee made waves today in: GOP Congressman Richard Pombo of California suggested selling 15 national parks for energy or commercial development. It's not quite what it seems.

Left behind in Houston

Sep 23, 2005
Oil prices fell as traders worried just a little less about Houston's refining industry. Still, the city shut down as millions evacuated. AFP Reporter Mira Oberman stayed; she talks to Tess Vigeland.

Helping those hit by hurricanes

Sep 23, 2005
Since Katrina hit, the Red Cross and other nonprofit agencies have set up hundreds of temporary facilities to house and feed survivors. Support has flooded in — Hillary Wicai looks into how far that money will go.

Insurers and lawyers battle on the Gulf

Sep 23, 2005
Some insurance companies hope to entice homeowners to sign a non-litigation waiver with a lump sum payout of $3,000. Attorneys want these homeowners to save their legal rights. Dan Grech reports from Mississippi.

A look inside Airworld

Sep 23, 2005
Guest host Cheryl Glaser talks to Greg Lindsay, a correspondent with Advertising Age, about his journey through America's mini cities like John Wayne, Kennedy and O'Hare.

Getting the toxins out of New Orleans

Sep 23, 2005
Host Scott Jagow talks to Guy Crittenden about the possibility that a New Orleans Superfund site has been leeching toxic chemicals into floodwaters.

Evacuating all over again

Sep 23, 2005
As many as 100,000 people displaced by Katrina relocated to Houston. Now many of them are fleeing the Bayou City in advance of Hurricane Rita. Hillary Wicai catches up with one New Orleans family.

Gas price gouging?

Sep 23, 2005
With Rita already fueling price spikes in crude oil, higher gas prices are looming. The Federal Trade Commission may be further empowered to investigate price gouging — if it wants to. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

An exclusive forecast

Sep 23, 2005
Hurricanes or no, many companies rely on specific weather forecasts to help them conduct business. Rachel Dornhelm explains where they get them.

Layoffs? Mais non!

Sep 23, 2005
Hewlett Packard's efforts to lay off workers in France is running into a little "ray-zee-stahnce" from French officials and labor unions. Eleanor Beardsley reports.

Pages