Online mapping programs are among the most popular Internet tools. Trade in geographic data generates hundreds of millions each year. Rachel Dornhelm talked to the folks who give those online sites their sense of direction.
The government's retail sales figures for October are expected to be released today, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, it doesn't appear that higher gas prices have put much of a crimp in consumer spending.
The Grand Jury in the Valerie Plame case wraps up its work Friday. Rachel Dornhelm looks how the two-year process has affected the 23 men and woman serving on the panel... and their wallets.
Today, for a mere $761 million, Microsoft dispensed with the last of the big American anti-trust lawsuits against it. This one by the media company Real Networks. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.
Today pharmaceutical industry leaders meet with the President to discuss preparations for a potential bird flu pandemic. Rachel Dornhelm reports on the economics of the flu vaccine.
The Senate Agriculture Committee is scheduled to vote today on a proposal to cut more than half a billion dollars from the federal food stamp program. Rachel Dornhelm reports.