Our neighbors north of the border go to the voting booth today to elect a new national government, and polls indicate they'll choose the first conservative prime minister in 12 years. Steve McNally looks at the improbable rise of Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper.
A new investigative report out today says a federal judge up for promotion to the 10th circuit court of appeals issued scores of judicial orders in cases involving companies he owned stock in. William Kistner has more.
The former Soviet Republic of Georgia has accused Russia of disrupting Georgian pipelines carrying critical supplies of natural gas. Sound familiar? That's because its nearly identical to last month's clash between Russian and Ukraine. From the European Desk in London, Stephen Beard reports.
Newsweek Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan tells host Scott Jagow the biggest lesson from the Enron debacle isn't the dangers of corporate corruption; it's the need to protect employees and their 401(k)s.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is paying the first visit ever to China by a Saudi King. Today, the Saudi Oil Minister said his country plans to sign a wide-ranging agreement with China over oil. Our Beijing bureau chief Jocelyn Ford reports.
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