Rampant counterfeiting and piracy in China cost US industry billions of dollars each year. And it's not just DVDs and Tommy Hilfiger clothing. As Jocelyn Ford reports, some pirated goods are putting consumers at risk.
Wal-Mart's had a tough week, and today saw the release of a documentary critical of the company. Scott Tong reports on the latest salvo in Wal-Mart's PR battle, and what's really at stake for the company.
The burqa and headscarf are among the most visible and controversial symbols of Islam. Miranda Kennedy spent a day with an Afghan schoolteacher to find out how her life outside the burka has changed since the fall of the Taliban.
The French Interior Minister says this week's riots in Paris (and beyond) were partly caused by economic and social problems neglected for more than thirty years. From the European Desk, Stephen Beard reports.
Think cooking school sounds like a great adventure? Celebrity chef and commentator Charlie Palmer, who trained at the Culinary Institute of America, says you might want to consider the less glamorous aspects of the career.
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