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Government scientists getting some pocket money

Jul 14, 2005
Reports of employees of the National Institutes of Health accepting lucrative contracts from drug companies surfaced last year. Today the <em>LA Times</em> reports on a recently-obtained internal NIH report; David Brown gets the story from reporter David Willman.

Fueling an upcoming congressional debate

Jul 14, 2005
The House and Senate are at odds over several issues as they begin to reconcile the energy bill. One will be whether to protect oil companies from lawsuits that claim gasoline additives have contaminated water supplies. Reporter Nancy Cohen says it's all about the MTBE.

Deciphering quarterly earnings

Jul 14, 2005
Marketplace Money's Chris Farrell helps Lisa Napoli make sense of the latest quarterly earnings numbers.

Hitting the ice

Jul 14, 2005
The National Hockey League has reached a deal with the players union on a new collective bargaining agreement yesterday. The pact reportedly includes a salary cap &#151; the first in NHL history. Cheryl Glaser talks with commentator David Carter on what the new agreement means for the future of hockey.

WorldCom scandal sticks to CEO Ebbers

Jul 13, 2005
The largest business fraud in U.S. history brings one of the strongest penalties yet against a corporate executive: 63 year old Bernard Ebbers has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in WorldCom's $11 billion accounting fraud. Marketplace's Bob Moon has more.

Seating the Supreme Court

Jul 13, 2005
Today Chief Justice William Rehnquist did not show up at his office; reporters were told he's been admitted to a local hospital for observation. It's been widely speculated Rehnquist's fight with thyroid cancer might lead to his resignation. Meanwhile, arguments about the seat being vacated by Sandra Day O'Conner are already under way. Scott Tong reports.

Hockey lockout over?

Jul 13, 2005
The NHL and its skaters have reached an agreement in principle in the labor dispute that forced cancellation of their entire season. Tess Vigeland talks with host David Brown.

An economic paradox

Jul 13, 2005
China's economy is booming, but its two domestic stock exchanges are at 8-year lows. From Shanghai, Ruth Kirshner reports on the government's efforts to the markets around.
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Back in black for US airlines

Jul 13, 2005
As quarterly earnings are posted, analysts are expecting that major airlines may declare profits. Andrea Gardner reports.

London still a destination

Jul 13, 2005
Rudy Maxa on the travel industry's reactions to last week's bombings in London.

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