The Doha Round of global trade talks might be dead, but some countries are still looking for ways to level the playing field. Today, U.S. and African officials meet to talk about cotton subsidies. Scott Tong reports.
Commentator Robert Reich takes issue with the fictionalized account of the assassination of President Bush in the film opening this weekend. He says theatergoers should send a message to movie houses — by staying home.
Many in Britain oppose the fast-track extradition treaty with the U.S. that so far has been used to go after more white collar criminals than terrorists, but Parliament just voted to reinforce the treaty. Stephen Beard reports.
Federal investigators got their first guilty plea in the stock options backdating scandal. The outcome could give executives at the other 140 companies involved even more to worry about. Bob Moon reports.
A new report calls for making New York's famed 42nd Street thoroughfare a pedestrian-friendly mall by banning cars and adding a light-rail system. It could be a huge boon for businesses there, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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