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China takes step toward worker rights

May 22, 2007
We all know companies operating in China benefit from low-cost labor. But from the perspective of Chinese workers, things are looking up. New labor protections are on the way. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Crime

MySpace purge missed some sex offenders

May 22, 2007
The social networking site recently booted 7,000 users and turned over contact data to authorities — but only after being subpoenaed. And a quick search reveals the purge didn't get everyone. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime

Giving doctors an insider's view

May 18, 2007
Why do some pharmaceutical shares tend to experience significant ups and downs just before a doctors' conference? It's not coincidence. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health, Investing, Wall Street

Survey: Anti-fraud controls costing less

May 16, 2007
The Sarbanes-Oxley law that was intended to halt corporate financial fraud, has cost companies millions of dollars and lots of hassles. But a new survey reports last year those costs were down 23 percent. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

Poppies to pills

May 16, 2007
We're losing the war against Afghanistan's illicit opium trade, and losing big. It's time to allow poppy cultivation there for the legal pharmaceutical market, says commentator Reza Aslan, for the sake of their security and ours.
Posted In: Crime

Dell, you're getting a lawsuit

May 16, 2007
The nation's top retailer of PCs is accused of luring buyers with deceptive lending practices and lax tech support. It's just the latest in a string of bad news. Janet Babin talks to Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Crime, Investing, Wall Street

Sex offenders still lurking on MySpace

May 15, 2007
MySpace is back in the hot seat. Eight states have asked the social networking site to hand over info on registered sex offenders and remove their profiles. MySpace says it's already working on the latter, Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime, Science

The high price of online eavesdropping

May 14, 2007
Cable, DSL and voice-over-Internet companies are now required to let the government tap into people's Internet communications. It's an expensive proposition. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime

Europe has a cocaine problem

May 11, 2007
Even the shipping routes of illicit drug trade follow market tides. The euro's strength has lured Latin American cocaine traffickers away from the U.S. for higher returns on the streets of Europe. And that's positioned Africa as a new drug shipping hub.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Oxycontin maker admits lying about risks

May 10, 2007
The maker of the powerful painkiller Oxycontin and three of its top executives admit they lied about the drug's addiction risks. As a result, they'll pay a total of $600 million in fines. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health