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India's mine safety worsens

Sep 7, 2006
The search is on today in India for 53 miners trapped after an explosion. Mine safety is a big problem, and India's fast-growing economy isn't helping. Miranda Kennedy reports.

HP's sleuthing under investigation

Sep 7, 2006
California has launched an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's hiring of private detectives to spy on its own board members. Dan Grech reports.

Israelis boost their own tourism market

Sep 6, 2006
Before the rest of the summer is gone, Israelis are jump-starting tourism to their nation's northern border which came to a halt during the fighting. Hilary Krieger reports.

Conversation with Lucent CEO Pat Russo

Sep 6, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Pat Russo, CEO of Lucent Technologies in the latest Conversation from the Corner Office.

Beware stagflation

Sep 6, 2006
Productivity and wage numbers out today suggest that inflationary pressures are building, but commentator Robert Reich says if the Fed raises interest rates, the economy may go into recession.

Flying with baby just got easier

Sep 6, 2006
Today the FAA approved a harness that connects to a regular seatbelt — and it only weighs about a pound.

Congress looks at corporate fraud

Sep 6, 2006
Two Senate committees held hearings today on the options backdating scandal. Marketplace's Scott Tong tells host Kai Ryssdal that the practice may be history, but there's still plenty of trouble ahead for some companies.

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HP admits to pretexting board members

Sep 6, 2006
An investigation has been launched into methods used by Hewlett-Packard to investigate its board members — like using their personal information to get the phone company to release call records. Amy Scott reports.

GM stretches to 100,000-mile warranty

Sep 6, 2006
General Motors has increased the warranty on all of its 2007 passenger vehicles to five years and 100,000 miles in a move the automaker hopes will boost sales. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Macau gets a little Sin City

Sep 6, 2006
Steve Wynn opens a new resort casino in Macau today. Will it siphon high-rolling Asian gamblers away from Las Vegas? Rachel Dornhelm takes a look.