States looking to compel Wal-Mart to offer greater health benefits for employees are examining their options in the wake of yesterday's federal court ruling against such an effort in Maryland. Alex Cohen reports.
Internet gambling executives in Britain have been warned: They risk extradition to the US for breaking American gaming laws. And that has caused anxiety in the British business community. Stephen Beard reports.
The US Department of Agriculture is expected to announce today that it's scaling back inspections of American cattle for signs of mad cow disease. Some cattlemen think that's a mistake, Helen Palmer reports.
New requirements for TV and movie studios could be on the way. Today the Senate considers a bill that would require Hollywood to keep record of ages of the actors in all those steamy sex scenes. Scott Tong reports.
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