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Nuclear power - the green alternative?

Jun 14, 2005
As the Senate begins debate on the energy bill, Hillary Wicai reports on some surprising new supporters of nuclear power.

Immigration from the other side

Jun 13, 2005
Immigration is back on the national agenda and is becoming a hot topic in congress. More than half of all immigrants to the US come from Mexico; Alisa Roth reports on the Mexican perspective.

Studytime for the ER - stat!

Jun 13, 2005
Paramedics rush in a dying patient into the TV show emergency room and the ER team works in heart-pounding (if scripted) unison to save a life. Real emergency rooms work much the same way — except without the rehearsal. At least, until now. Helen Palmer reports.

Kenneth Feinberg on the 9-11 Victims' Fund

Jun 13, 2005
Only 11 days after the attacks of September 11th, 2001, Congress made an unprecedented committment, creating a Victim Compensation Fund. Not surprisingly, being the one charged with fairly adminstering the fund was a challenge, even for attorney Kenneth Feinberg.

The Sloan Sessions

Jun 13, 2005
Allan Sloane talks with Kai Ryssdall about Alan Greenspan and his mysterious ways.

Water war brewing

Jun 13, 2005
Everyone's thirsty in the Colorado Rockies: whitewater kayakers, residential developers, traditional farmers. Sam Eaton reports.

Studying the full spectrum of business

Jun 13, 2005
African-Americans are more likely than whites to start companies. But when attending business schools, students are learning from a pale history. Brian Watt reports.

UK and US agree on debt relief proposal

Jun 10, 2005
It's being called a breakthrough. Tony Blair and George W. Bush are calling on the rest of the world's 8 top industrial nations to cancel $15 billion owed by the world's poorest countries. As Alasdair Sanford reports from Paris, the plan could get even more generous.

Google: a little spooky

Jun 10, 2005
For one brief shining moment this week, the most valuable media property in the world was Google. But the power of Google is a little spooky to some long-time internet users. Ethan Lindsey explains.

Big Bird in trouble, for real.

Jun 10, 2005
Folks on the hill have begun the process of cutting the budget for Public Broadcasting. But just like last time, people don't like the thought of Big Bird going on the chopping block.

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