Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has extended her stay in the Middle East to try hammer out an agreement to ease the flow of people and commerce between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Hillary Krieger reports.
The government's retail sales figures for October are expected to be released today, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, it doesn't appear that higher gas prices have put much of a crimp in consumer spending.
The Getty Center's former antiquities curator is going on trial in Italy for conspiring to loot Roman artifacts. It's part of Italy's efforts to curb the illicit art trade, but as Megan Williams reports, not everyone in the art world is happy.
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