Nov 15, 2006

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Climate change talks kick off in Kenya

Nov 15, 2006
Delegates from around the world are meeting in Nairobi. Climate change advocates will be watching the U.S. closely for any sign of an olive branch. They say people's livelihoods are at stake, especially in the developing world. Gretchen Wilson reports.

All aboard for a lesson in time zones

Nov 15, 2006
This week in business history, Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back to 1883 for a look at how the railroad industry changed the face of our nation's clocks.

Banks declare war on European exchanges

Nov 15, 2006
Some of the world's largest investment banks — including major U.S. banks — are planning to launch their own stock trading systems and bypass existing European exchanges. Stephen Beard explains.

Halliburton's KBR IPO delayed

Nov 15, 2006
Defense contractor KBR, currently part of Halliburton Inc., is now scheduled to go public Thursday. But with Democrats assuming control of Congress, will investors respond? Alisa Roth reports.

US Airways wants Delta

Nov 15, 2006
News of a major buyout offer in the airline industry this morning: US Airways has offered $8 billion for Delta.

Fewer junk food ads for kids

Nov 15, 2006
Ten of the biggest U.S. food companies have agreed to voluntarily cut back on junk food marketing aimed at kids, but some say the deal is just empty calories. Amy Scott reports.

Medicare Part D enrollment, take two

Nov 15, 2006
Enrollment starts today for year two of the government's Medicare Part program. Not everyone's satisfied, but it's been mostly a success for seniors — and insurers, Helen Palmer reports.

Some advice for Democrats

Nov 15, 2006
Commentator David Frum says Democrats better move quickly if they want to parlay their midterm win into real policy gains, but warns: Stick to what you campaigned on.

Click, click, donate

Nov 15, 2006
The Internet is offering philanthropists broader latitude in how they give to charitable causes — including more control over how their money's spent. Alex Goldmark reports.

Wal-ganic?

Nov 15, 2006
An organic foods watchdog alleges that some Wal-Mart stores are passing off conventionally-grown produce as organic. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC