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Dell's profits crash

The Texas computer maker said today that its profits may fall as much as 30% due to slowing computer sales. Is the PC market poised for a swan dive? Amy Scott takes a look.
Posted In: Investing

Louisiana sues feds over oil revenue

Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco is suing the federal government over oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico. She claims the feds are cutting her state out of royalties it deserves. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Cyprus feels strain of Lebanon's evacuees

Thousands of evacuees from war-torn Lebanon are inundating the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, straining services already taxed by its peak tourist season. Kai Ryssdal talks to reporters on the scene.
Posted In: Canada

No peace over US-UK extradition treaty

Stephen Beard reports on the growing controversy in Britain over the extradition treaty that was used to send three British bankers to Texas last week.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker David Johnson talks with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened this week in the markets and what may be in store.
Posted In: Wall Street

Comic-Con goes Hollywood

More than 140,000 people are expected to swarm a comic-book convention in San Diego this weeknd. In the crowd will be movie types looking for fresh characters and plotlines to put on screen. Ethan Lindsey reports.

Are you a rejuvenile?

Author Christopher Noxon talks with Kai Ryssdal about how American adults nowadays are living in ways once thought to be strictly for the younger set. They're not stunted adolescents; they're something new — rejuveniles.