Silicone breast implants are stirring up controversy again. An ex-employee of implant maker Mentor claims the company misrepresented safety data and chose not to fix a problem with their implants. From the Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer reports.
The House was back at work today after its Thanksgiving break, and lawmakers are digging right back into the thorny question of tax breaks. Economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard has some advice for them.
Tomorrow, seat-holders at the New York Stock Exchange vote on whether to approve the Exchange's merger with electronic trading firm Archipelago. Bob Moon tells host Kai Ryssdal why they're likely to vote yes.
With millions of Americans lacking health insurance, more are turning to alternatives -- including, for some, Christian health cooperatives. But as Hillary Wicai reports, not everyone's thrilled with this leap of faith.
Jerry Sanders was sworn in as San Diego's mayor today. He's the third person to have that job this year, because 2005 has not been kind to the city. As Adam Lashinsky explains, Mr. Sanders has a tough task ahead of him.
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