Four years after the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan is still one of the poorest countries in the world. And just plain dangerous, too. Which makes luring investors a challenge; Miranda Kennedy reports.
Today the oil cartel announced it's going to release 2 million more barrels of oil every day. And it's going to build badly needed refineries to crank out gasoline and heating fuel. Consumer advocate Jamie Court is not impressed.
Lawakers in Washington are still trying to deal with Katrina. Congress was reminded today of the tens of thousands of victims most easy to forget: undocumented immigrants. More from Marketplace's Hillary Wicai.
The World Health Organization said today the group needs $250 million to fight bird flu. Officials have said a spreading flu could become a global pandemic. Kai Ryssdal talks to health corresponded Helen Palmer.
Kelso v. New London: in June the Supreme Court ruled that private property could be taken by cities. According to existing laws, that is. Today congress began making a change. Jonathan Turley talks to Kai Ryssdal.
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