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Thousands of Northern Rock customers lined up in branches around England over the weekend to withdraw their money from the credit-crunched bank. Stephen Beard told Scott Jagow it was reminiscent of another bank run from decades before.
A new program starts today in San Francisco that will cover uninsured residents below the federal poverty level. Helen Palmer explains why part of the funding, which comes from an emergency care fund, won't be enough.
Congress is considering whether to expand the children's health insurance program SCHIP to cover middle-class kids and even some adults. As John Dimsdale reports, the White House is threatening to veto.
A European court found Microsoft guilty of breaking competition law and not ensuring software compatibility. But Stephen Beard reports that the ruling might not have a major effect on the company's market dominance.
Democratic SEC commissioner Roel Campos is stepping down this week, leaving the balance of the group tipped towards Republican favor. Jeremy Hobson looks into how this might affect decision-making.
Mexican companies are applauding a revamped tax code after over two decades of political deadlock. Dan Grech explains why the tax overhaul could be good news for global investors.
A report out today shows that soda sales in U.S. public schools are falling. But as Steve Henn reports, a majority of the beverages being sold are still full of sugar.
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