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The Colonel gets a makeover

Bob Moon | Nov 14, 2006
KFC is changing its brand image for first time in a decade, only the fourth time in 50 years. Bob Moon reports.

Asking for a wider share of sales

Stephen Beard | Nov 14, 2006
Disharmony has broken out among former members of the British group Procol Harum. They're in court arguing over royalties for their biggest hit. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment

Got cell phone envy?

Janet Babin | Nov 14, 2006
Nokia begins selling its new TV phone in Asia soon, but it won't be available in the U.S. — at least not for the foreseeable future. Janet Babin looks at why we're always lagging behind in mobile technology.
Posted In: Science

Growing India's air travel market

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 14, 2006
The head of the FAA is in India this week hoping to help make that country's airports safer. Miranda Kennedy tells us what's in it for the U.S.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Gutierrez warns China of American backlash

Ruth Kirchner | Nov 14, 2006
U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez this morning urged business leaders in Beijing to do more to crackdown on piracy and intellectual property theft. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada

Already losing support in Congress?

Hilary Wicai | Nov 14, 2006
President Bush was hoping to deliver news of a deal for permanent normal trade relations with Vietnam, but the measure didn't pass the House. Could be a sign of things to come in Washington, Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Big Three want help from Washington

John Dimsdale and Kai Ryssdal | Nov 13, 2006
U.S. automakers finally get their much-delayed meeting with President Bush tomorrow. Host Kai Ryssdal asks Marketplace's Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale what's on the agenda.
Posted In: Washington

Nuclear power race

Steve Tripoli | Nov 13, 2006
GE and Hitachi have formed a joint venture to build a nuclear power plant in the U.S. It's the latest in a wave of major consolidations in the nuclear business, Steve Tripoli reports.

Is it <i>really</i> universal health insurance?

Helen Palmer | Nov 13, 2006
The health insurance industry's main lobby group today unveils a plan to provide access to health coverage for all Americans. Does it live up to its promise? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Trade deals in China

| Nov 13, 2006
U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez is in China trying to even things out on the playground of trade. Hillary Wicai explains.