Postal carriers can march through just about anything — but not Hurricane Katrina. This week, letters and packages are once again making their way to parts of New Orleans. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.
First the airline industry wanted Congress to butt out of its affairs and got its wish in the form of deregulation. But with four airlines in bankruptcy, they're turning to Washington for help. Stacy Vanek-Smith reports.
Financial expert Chris Farrell says we should stick a fork in the housing bubble: it's done. He tells host Scott Jagow that even before Katrina, economic forces were at work to cool the super-heated housing market.
Afghanis go to the polls this weekend to elect the country's first parliament in 25 years. Six candidates have been assassinated in the run-up to the elections; Miranda Kennedy reports on efforts to stem the bloodshed.
Unite Here is the fourth labor union to defect from the AFL-CIO for the new labor confederation Change to Win. Alisa Roth reports on just how much organized labor might have to change to attract new members.
Many HIV/AIDS patients who fled Katrina are now in a race for time to find new sources for the medications they need. Rosemary Pennington reports on the efforts of some agencies in Alabama to help them beat the clock.
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