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Battle continues over war funding

The House is debating President Bush's request for emergency Iraq war funding. Neither the president nor some lawmakers are pleased with the bill's language requiring a troop pullout. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Borders says its future is online

Borders Books — struggling against Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, and even Costco — plans to do more business on the Web. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Retail

E.U. agrees to 'Open Skies'

European Union transportation ministers have approved an agreement that's expected to increase airline flights and lower ticket prices between the U.S. and Europe starting next year. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Travel

Looking to take bites out of YouTube

NBC and News Corp have made a deal with Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL to distribute television shows and movies online. Sounds a lot like YouTube? That's the idea. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Filters will do just fine

The Child Online Protection Act was declared unconstitutional today. It's been tied up in the courts since it passed nine years ago at the dawn of the Internet Age. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime

Consumed with consumption

Author Benjamin Barber says the American economy has taken a wrong turn toward encouraging consumption — and that's not what capitalism was supposed to be about. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Books, Economy

Immigration backlash in Texas

While Washington might be looking for compromise on immigration, the Texas Legislature is considering bills that aim to make life tougher for illegal immigrants. Michael May reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico