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A new go at $1 coins

Dec 15, 2005
The mint is planning to unveil a new dollar coin that will variously depict the likenesses of all deceased US presidents. In light of the tepid response to the Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea dollar coins, why does the mint think Americans will warm to this new currency? Tess Vigeland has more.

Global higher ed

Dec 15, 2005
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow that the growth of higher education in the developing world could have consequences for US competitiveness.

Immigration reform

Dec 15, 2005
The House is expected to vote on a new bill today making it harder for illegal immigrants to work in this country. As Gretchen Cook reports, many in the business community are crying foul.

Ford bulks up Expedition

Dec 15, 2005
Just when you though the age of the big SUV was over, Ford announces production of a stretch Expedition. Is this the right strategy for the ailing automaker? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.