China's Communist Party meets in Beijing this weekend to discuss political and economic issues many Americans would recognize, such as how to maintain social harmony despite big disparities in wealth. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Damaging storms have sent tomato prices in Mexico skyrocketing. The rise is hurting shoppers' pockets, stoking inflation fears and upsetting economic forecasts. Host Bob Moon speaks with Los Angeles Times reporter Marla Dickerson.
California's attorney general today filed criminal charges against former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal. Amy Scott reports.
Thailand's new military-backed government came to power in a bloodless coup, but foreign investors are nervous — and already prospecting for other locations, Megan Cossey reports.
Lumber prices have been cut down to their lowest weekly level in nearly five years — a drop that's followed the slowdown in the U.S. housing market. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
It's still illegal to import them, but starting next week U.S. Customs agents will no longer routinely seize packages of prescription drugs arriving by mail from Canada. Helen Palmer reports.
Preventing software theft has been an expensive problem for the tech industry, but Microsoft may have found a way to out-clever the most clever pirates with its new operating system. Lisa Napoli reports.
But Thomson Financial has developed computer software that can compile corporate earnings data and write short news articles — sans humans. Flesh-and-blood reporter Sean Cole puts it to the test.