The government reports Wednesday that crude oil inventories grew for the fourth straight week. At the same time, the average price of gas has dropped to pre-Katrina levels. Bob Moon reports.
The president wants to spend $7.1 billion of the people's money to guard against avian flu. But medical historian and commentator Howard Markel wonders whether it's being spent wisely.
The FCC gave the go-ahead Monday to mergers between SBC and ATT and between Verizon and MCI. What's all this consolidation going to mean for consumers? Stacey Vanek Smith has the answer.
President Bush is expected Tuesday to unveil his plans to combat a potential outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. But where's the money going to come from to pay for it? Cheryl Glaser reports.
The New Orleans Hornets open their NBA season Tuesday, far from home. Brian Watt looks at how Oklahoma's capital won the chance to host the hurricane-displaced team, and what it's likely to mean to the local economy.
Getting rid of the AMT would mean Congress would have to replace the billions it brings into the Treasury. That could mean curtains for the home mortgage deduction — which is fine with commentator Steve Moore.
Monday is the deadline for employees and researchers at the National Institutes of Health to disclose all stock holdings to prevent potential conflicts of interest. Rachel Dornhelm reports.