The FCC is looking into whether there's a link between the growing childhood obesity problem in the U.S. and marketing aimed at kids. And that's making some advertisers and broadcasters uneasy, Lisa Napoli reports.
Negotiators from the United States and European Union today are expected to finalize new rules under which U.S. security officials can access the passenger lists of European airlines. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The world's largest retailer opened its first store in Chicago yesterday, advancing a strategy to try to cash in on urban hipsters. But being the low-cost leader doesn't guarantee success, Helen Palmer reports.
Wal-Mart has issued its annual report on how the 7,200 factories it buys from in 60 countries treat workers and the environment. The increased awareness may be helping improve working conditions in China, Jocelyn Ford reports
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