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Semel's out at Yahoo

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 18, 2007
Yahoo CEO Terry Semel stepped down today and the company named co-founder Jerry Yang to take his place. We tracked down Fortune magazine's Adam Lashinsky on the roads of Silicon Valley to size things up.
Posted In: Wall Street

Supreme Court sides with banks

John Dimsdale | Jun 18, 2007
Supreme Court justices have ruled that Wall Street investment banks and stock brokers are immune from antitrust lawsuits that challenge the banks' and brokers' cooperation when they float IPOs. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

House members keep funds in the family

Steve Henn | Jun 18, 2007
A report out today details how scores of House of Representatives members have used campaign funds to enrich their relatives. Steve Henn has the details.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Nations vie to be among '7 Wonders'

Dan Grech | Jun 18, 2007
A worldwide competition is going on now to name a "New 7 Wonders of the World." For many countries, particularly those in Latin America, it's not just their national pride that's at stake. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

Will money help Palestinians?

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 18, 2007
The United States and the European Union have decided to restore direct aid to the Palestinian Authority. We asked Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross whether the money will change much for the Palestinians.
Posted In: Canada

Vietnam comes courting U.S. business

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 18, 2007
Vietnam's president starts a six-day U.S. visit this week. Chris Runckel of the U.S.-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce talked with Kai Ryssdal about the issues on the agenda: trade and attracting American business.
Posted In: Canada

Studying ways to help 2-career couples

Jane Lindholm | Jun 18, 2007
A lot of married couples find themselves having to figure out who gives up what so the other can take the job of a lifetime. Jane Lindholm reports it's a problem especially common in academia.
Posted In: Jobs

Rising Rates

Chris Farrell | Jun 18, 2007
There's a lot of handwringing over the rise in long-term interest rates, especially when it comes to stock market values. But I'm skeptical for now...

Big banks want in on microfinancing

Scott Jagow | Jun 18, 2007
Major banking institutions are seeing profits to be made in microfinance -- and they're capable of doling out far more than the organizations currently making the loans -- but Michaela Walsh worries they won't reinvest in the poor local communities.
Posted In: Canada

Boeing flying high in Paris

Stephen Beard and Bob Moon | Jun 18, 2007
The weeklong Paris Air Show began today in Europe. Airbus has already announced a couple big orders for its planes, but rival Boeing is in such a dominant position, it's certain to stay on top of the industry for now, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel