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Detroit gets serious about health insurance

Steve Tripoli | May 30, 2007
Funny what labor and management are capable of when both sides are afraid of losing big. Detroit's Big Three automakers and the United Auto Workers may have actually found a win-win solution to fast-rising health care costs. Steve Tripoli has details.
Posted In: Auto, Health

Project Turquoise has the green light

Alisa Roth | May 30, 2007
The London Stock Exchange may find some serious competition around the corner. A new E.U. law has paved the way for alternative markets and plans for a rival exchange dubbed Project Turquoise are progressing nicely, Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wolfowitz out, Zoellick in

| May 30, 2007
President Bush's choice of former lead U.S. trade negotiator Robert Zoellick to serve as the next president of the World Bank is already getting a positive reaction from other countries.
Posted In: Canada

Bush tightens Sudan sanctions

Jeff Tyler | May 29, 2007
President Bush today directed the Treasury Department to tighten existing economic sanctions against Sudan. It's already a crime for American companies to do business with the country. Jeff Tyler reports what's new.
Posted In: Washington

Victim of discrimination? The clock's ticking

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | May 29, 2007
The Supreme Court ruled today that if you wait too long to bring a discrimination lawsuit, you're out of luck. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

Zoellick said to be World Bank nominee

Hilary Wicai | May 29, 2007
Word is out that former U.S. trade representative Robert Zoellick will be nominated Wednesday by President Bush to be the new president of the World Bank. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Beefing up with a Swift takeover

Bob Moon | May 29, 2007
The Brazilian meat producer JBS is buying America's third-biggest processor, Swift & Co., for $225 million. If approved, the takeover will create the world's largest beef and pork processing company. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Candidates put health care on 2008 agenda

Kai Ryssdal | May 29, 2007
The Democratic presidential candidates are rolling out their proposals for health care. We talked with economics professor Uwe Reinhardt about which ones might have a chance of becoming reality.
Posted In: Health

Israel utility policy leaves some in the dark

| May 29, 2007
To reduce the number of customers it disconnects for not paying their bills, Israel's national electric utility makes some of them pay before using power. But that's brought some problems, too. Orly Halpern reports.

'Phonemarks' replace earmarks on Capitol Hill

| May 29, 2007
Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says lawmakers have found a new way to fund pet projects that avoids the bad publicity they risked from slipping pork-barrel items into legislation.
Posted In: Washington

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