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The Vioxx effect

| Apr 13, 2006
The legal troubles of the once popular pain medication have sapped investor enthusiasm for drug company shares. Cheryl Glaser reports.
Posted In: Health, Investing

One dollar portrait

| Apr 13, 2006
Ever wonder where the portrait of George Washington that adorns the dollar bill comes from? Reporter Sean Cole visits a Boston Museum to get the answer.

Googling the future

| Apr 13, 2006
CNET editor Brian Cooley talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about where Google goes from here.

Oh, how he longs for Yesterday

Alisa Roth | Apr 13, 2006
Michael Jackson may be selling his stake in the Sony music catalog -- the one with all the Beatles songs in it. It's part of his effort to stay out of bankruptcy. Alisa Roth reports.

Credit card fees targeted in Europe

Stephen Beard | Apr 13, 2006
European authorities have threatened to take legal action against the world's major credit card companies. At issue are the fees Visa and MasterCard charge businesses to accept their cards. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

How do you say Google in Chinese?

Jocelyn Ford | Apr 13, 2006
Google's making all kinds of noise in China. This week, the search engine announced it's opening a research lab there. And that's not all. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Reading the trade deficit tea leaves

John Dimsdale | Apr 12, 2006
The US trade deficit shrank a bit in February. The politically-sensitive deficit with China dropped 22%. Some see today's Commerce Department report as a sign of strength in the US economy. But dig a little deeper into the numbers, and the news isn't all good, as John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Outlook hazy

Alisa Roth | Apr 12, 2006
With more than 100 cases of rare fungal eye infections tied to one of Bausch and Lomb's contact lens products, major retailers are rushing to pull products off the shelves. Meanwhile, Bausch and Lomb's CEO said today the company will likely miss the April 30 deadline to file its 2005 annual report. Alisa Roth reports.

The Massachusetts health plan - how will it work?

Helen Palmer | Apr 12, 2006
Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has signed a bill guaranteeing almost all Massachusetts residents health insurance. But the governor vetoed a key portion of the bill: A fine for businesses that don't provide health insurance. Helen Palmer reports on how, and if, this plan can be put into action.
Posted In: Economy, Health

Not ALL newspapers are doing badly...

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 12, 2006
Circulation and revenue numbers continue to reflect the troubles many newspapers are experiencing. But some papers can actually brag that their circulation is on the rise. Their papers just happen to be written in Spanish. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.



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