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War of resources

Aug 17, 2006
Peace-keeping troops are deployed to southern Israel today. As the cease-fire continues, commentator Abraham Sofaer says the war against Hezbollah is not about terrorism, but something more precious.

Pension bill becomes law

Aug 17, 2006
President Bush signed into law a pension reform bill today. It's got a series of 401k provisions that will get more of us socking away more of our paychecks — automatically. Scott Tong reports.

Rising mortgage apps

Aug 17, 2006
Despite signs of a cooling housing market, mortgage applications are up, reaching levels unseen since last March. Good news for the real estate market? Not so fast. Sam Eaton explains.

India's going online

Aug 17, 2006
The US has more Internet users than any country in the world, but India is outpacing the States in growth. A new study says number of people using the Web has grown faster in India than China, Japan and Germany…

It's all in the name

Aug 17, 2006
"Snakes on a Plane" opens today and many expect the film that's already a hit in the blogosphere to take off at the box office. Ethan Lindsey looks at how it generated all that buzz.
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Chinese working on their manners

Aug 17, 2006
China's growing middle class can afford to travel overseas, but the government says their behavior is hurting China's reputation. So it's giving its people some tips on how to be better tourists. Jocelyn Ford explains.

Pan Am's final chapter

Aug 17, 2006
Pan Am is getting $30 million from the Libyan government for the 1988 bombing of its Flight 103. The money will go to creditors of the now-defunct airline and to 15,000 former employees. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

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Is the NFL preseason too long?

Aug 17, 2006
Not according to the league's bottom line. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to business of sports expert David Carter.

Pressure to profile passengers

Aug 17, 2006
The British government is under pressure to speed up its new airport security checks by targeting specific groups of passengers — a plan that's proving controversial reports Stephen Beard.

Satellite TV pulls out of broadband auction

Aug 17, 2006
EchoStar and DirecTV pulled out of the auction for the newly available airwave spectrum seen as the next venue for high-speed broadband communications. Janet Babin tells us why.