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In the 17th century, alchemists thought you could turn lead into gold. Today, alchemy is pretty much a dead science, but there are still a few people giving it some respect. Aries Keck has the story.
With scorching temperatures expected again today on the East Coast, Ashley Milne-Tyte takes a look at what some New York businesses are doing to take some of the strain off the power grid.
Rank and file Northwest flight attendants yesterday turned down a compromise agreement to slash wages and benefits, setting up a possible crippling strike at the world's fifth largest airline. Annie Baxter reports.
The Senate is expected to pass a bill today opening the Gulf of Mexico to more oil and natural drilling. But will it actually take us toward energy independence? Scott Tong reports.
Yesterday the FDA said it might allow over-the-counter sales of the morning-after contraceptive called Plan B. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at what that could do for the company that makes it.
Last year, Congress toughened the bankruptcy laws in this country. Britain went the other way and softened up its indebtedness law. Now that country's largest bank says it was a bad move. Stephen Beard reports.
Two billionaires are testifying for a Senate committee today that their use of offshore tax shelter accounts was above board. Their financial advisors told 'em so. But a new report from the Senate panel says, not really. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.