The Senate on Thursday is scheduled to vote on a budget reconciliation bill that among other things would cut Medicaid, farm subsidies, and student financial aid, and open ANWR to drilling. Hillary Wicai reports.
The administrator of a $440 million restitution fund set up in the wake of a landmark Wall Street settlement for tainted and biased analyst research reports a high number of claims. Amy Scott has more.
Microsoft has announced plans to offer an online version of its Windows operating software, going head-to-head with archrival Google in the field of cyber applications. Ethan Lindsey reports.
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.