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Letter to a toy company

Dec 22, 2011
Millions are writing letters this month asking for toys. But one parent wants a toy company to add to their product line.

Will soaps go dark like 'Guiding Light?'

Sep 18, 2009
"Guiding Light," TV's longest-running drama, comes to a close after 72 years. Nate DiMeo reports on what it means for other soap operas still on the air.

Engineering solutions to climate change

Jan 30, 2008
If we can't stop global warming, can we adapt to it? Some ideas seem far out -- like generating a giant cloud or launching a huge umbrella to block the rays of the sun. Nate DiMeo reports the proposals are risky to try, but not trying may be risky as well.

Under dry sky, Aussies turn to the sea

Jan 28, 2008
With climate change reducing reliable rainfall in Australia, many cities are tapping the ocean as a water source. And they're trying to do it without making a bad problem worse. Nate Dimeo reports. First in a series.

Putting stock in the law -- and trading it

Jan 3, 2008
The law firm of Slater & Gordon started selling shares on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2007, making it the first publicly traded law office in the world. Nate DiMeo reports on what that might mean for lawyers and investors.

Music's been key to the scale of radio's growth

Dec 22, 2006
Reporter Nate DiMeo takes us back to the early 1920s when radio first found a mass audience, and a few powerful corporate players used music to take control of a brand new American industry. Part of an American RadioWorks documentary.

Backing team Mexico

Jun 12, 2006
Many Americans are almost defiantly indifferent to the World Cup, leaving companies to aim their soccer marketing at fans of non-US teams. No. 1 on the list: Mexico. Nate DiMeo has the story.

The bill

Jan 20, 2006
I've found myself completely fascinated by the receipts you get after you pay for dinner here....

Chongqing is the biggest city in the world (on a technicality)

Jan 13, 2006
The other night I was in a cab on the elevated highway that bisects Shanghai. It was the last night of the third and final trip I've made to the...

Gateway to the East

Jan 10, 2006
It's no secret that American businesses are dying to break into China's market, and it's not surprising if you think about a billion consumers. But this is nothing new. US enterprise has been trying to bridge that continental divide for decades. Biographer Paul French talks about one of the first American businessmen in China.