About 46 million Americans don't have health insurance. Some states have stopped waiting on the federal government and put universal health care measures on their ballots. Leading the way: Massachusetts. Helen Palmer reports.
A major drought in Australia has driven wheat prices up here in the US. Prices hit a 10-year high yesterday and investors are scared that there may be wheat shortages for months to come. Mike Rhee reports.
France's parliament wants to make it a crime to deny Armenian genocide occurred at the hands of Turks during WWI. The measure hasn't even passed yet, but Turkey's already threatened a boycott of French goods. Alasdair Sandford reports.
While U.S. research in areas of biotech medicine such as gene therapy has slowed, China is forging ahead. So a trickle of Americans with terminal cancer are seeking treatments there not available at home. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Wendy's announced today it's selling the Mexican grill chain to a group of investors for the bargain price of about $31 million — a fraction of the $275 million the burger chain paid for it in 2002. Sarah Gardner asks how Baja Fresh went stale.
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