Many critics are already calling the inaugural World Baseball Classic a bust, but business of sports expert Diana Nyad tells host Scott Jagow the event is really more about the future than the present.
In the wake of Dubai Ports World's announcement to transfer operations of US ports to a US entity, Sam Eaton looks at whether the arrangement could be a template for future deals involving foreign control of US assets.
The Labor Department releases its February job statistics today and economists expect them to show the economy created nearly a quarter million new jobs. But Alisa Roth tells us what's good news for job seekers might be bad news for Wall Street.
European foreign ministers are meeting today to consider economic aid for the Palestinians, which Israel and the US have already cut off after the election victory by Hamas. The EU may follow suit. Stephen Beard reports.
Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt warned states and municipalities to prepare now for a possible bird flu pandemic. But Curt Nickisch reports that some localities complain the feds need to pony up more money.
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