As the WNBA prepares to kick off its 10th season this weekend, business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the challenges faced by women's professional sports leagues.
The world's largest producer of aluminum sits down with its unionized workers today to try and hammer out a new labor contract. Workers have threatened to strike by month's end if no agreement is reached. Tess Vigeland reports.
The US government is discussing widening restrictions on exports of military technology to China, but many US businesses worry they'll just lose out to companies in other countries. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Looking to move past the Vioxx controversy, Merck hopes an advisory panel convening today will recommend that the FDA approve the drug maker's experimental vaccine against cervical cancer. Lisa Napoli reports.
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