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NATO's new role

Tess Vigeland | Mar 20, 2006
President Bush meets today with NATO's secretary-general. The discussions come amid calls for NATO to further involve itself in the civil war in Sudan. Tess Vigeland looks at the debate over its post-Cold War role.
Posted In: Canada

Budding interest in seed technology

Janet Babin | Mar 20, 2006
A United Nations-funded group begins talks on biodiversity this week in Brazil. One topic on the agenda has US seed companies interested: a possible moratorium on the testing or sale of sterile seed technology. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

More full rides at Stanford

Janet Babin | Mar 20, 2006
Stanford University's coffers are rich with tech royalties, enabling the school to expand its offering of free tuition to poor students. Janet Babin reports.

Advertising's influence on youth drinking

Helen Palmer | Mar 20, 2006
New studies show their may be a link between kids' exposure to alcohol advertising and underage drinking. Helen Palmer reports.

Making a donation for you

Lisa Napoli | Mar 20, 2006
Hal Hinkle traded Wall Street for Planet Earth. The self-styled environmentalist wants you to read six e-mails he's written about global warming. In return, he'll donate $100 in your name to one of three eco-themed charities. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

France may say <i>non</i> to iTunes

Kyle James | Mar 20, 2006
French lawmakers are considering a bill that seriously threatens the iPod's future in that country. Right now, you can only download music from iTunes to your iPod. And that's what the French don't like. Kyle James reports.
Posted In: Canada

Accountants to testify at Enron trial

| Mar 20, 2006
Today, two former Arthur Andersen accountants take the stand in the Enron trial to describe what they saw when they pored over the energy company's books. Dan Grech reports.

The Look Ahead for March 17, 2006: FICO and Friends

| Mar 18, 2006
What you need to know today about a new credit score system.
Posted In: Housing

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Banks Versus Wal-Mart

| Mar 18, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week: Remember that old saying..."the customer is always right"? Chris says the banking industry is finally getting the message, sort of.

"Day in the Work Life": Rocket Woman

| Mar 18, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we blast off with a rocket scientist.
Posted In: Jobs