Oil-rich countries will likely want to rewrite their drilling contracts, says the head of Royal Dutch Shell. Which means companies like Shell will have to agree with whatever terms are set. Stephen Beard reports.
Today is the deadline for seniors to sign up for the Medicare D drug plan without penalty. There's a debate over how many eligible seniors have signed up, but insurers say it's not enough. Scott Tong explains.
The immigration debate is expected to take front and center today as President Bush makes a televised pitch for his guest worker program and the Senate prepares to vote on its immigration reform bill. John Dimsdale reports.
In Puerto Rico today, schools and public buildings are reopening for the first time in two weeks. The government essentially ran out of money and had to shut down. But just because the crisis is over, doesn't mean all is well. Janet Babin reports.
TV networks are trying to sell their new fall lineups to companies this week. But at least one of the country's biggest advertisers has pulled out of the early buy and that could be a sign of things to come. Janet Babin reports.
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