A water-tasting challenge calls attention to the quality of bottled water and tap water while raising awareness about people in the world who don't have access to enough clean water. Lisa Napoli reports.
An FDA panel says drugs that control attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta -- could be dangerous to the heart. Some 4 million Americans take them. Helen Palmer reports.
Delphi said this morning that General Motors has agreed to buy out thousands of Delphi's hourly workers. Some will be offered a lump payment of $35,000 to retire. Up to 5,000 workers will be offered jobs at GM.
Tonight, members of the Screen Actors Guild meet in New York to talk about a possible strike against television producers. The two sides are battling over how actors are paid for reruns of cable shows. Tess Vigeland reports.
Microsoft plans to delay sales of its new Windows Vista operating system until next year. The decision will have a big impact on retailers and other companies banking on holiday sales. Dan Grech reports.
China appears to be getting more serious about the environment. Next month, the government will impose a 20% tax on gas-guzzling cars. There'll even be a charge on disposable chopsticks. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Stock-holders will no longer be able to bring class action lawsuits against companies in state courts. A unanimous Supreme Court closed the state-court door on groups of investors who feel companies deceived them into holding onto shares of stock too long. John Dimsdale reports.
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