New Orleans' sports outlook

Nov 4, 2005
Michael Knisely discusses the future of the New Orleans Saints and Hornets sports teams with host Scott Jagow.

U.S. Air Carriers

Oct 31, 2005
U.S. airlines are eyeing fast-growing India as a possible cash cow to offset turbulence in the U.S. domestic market. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Japan Considers Lifting U.S. Beef Ban

Oct 31, 2005
Japanese trade officials meet Monday to decide whether to lift a two-year ban on U.S. beef triggered by the Mad Cow scare. As Alisa Roth reports, the U.S. beef industry has a lot at "steak."

Vietnam eyes China's model

Oct 24, 2005
On Monday, Vietnam raise is cap on foreign ownership of domestic companies — a sign that the nation is eager to follow China's model of economic development. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Google keeps on searching

Oct 21, 2005
The search engine giant posted better than expected third quarter earnings yesterday and touched off a stock buying frenzy after the market closed. Ethan Lindsay reports.

Pacific Rim energy conference

Oct 19, 2005
Energy officials from 21 Pacific Rim countries gather in Korea today to discuss possible solutions to surging global energy prices. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Up in smoke

Oct 18, 2005
For generations, France's signature cigarettes have been Gitanes and Gauloises. But Eleanor Beardsley reports that times are changing on the left bank.

For public good, not for profit.

How many calories in that brewski?

Oct 17, 2005
The National Consumer League wants to put nutritional labels on alcoholic beverages. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that alcoholic beverage companies aren't bubbling over with enthusiasm.

New bankruptcy rules

Oct 17, 2005
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 takes effect today, tightening the eligibility requirements for Chapter 7 filings. Sarah Gardner checks in.

New Orleans workers sidelined

Oct 14, 2005
Area demolition and removal services are chafing over government clean-up contracts for New Orleans that have been awarded to out-of-state companies. Sam Eaton reports.