Nov 30, 2007

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Freeze coming on subprime mortgages?

Nov 30, 2007
The Bush Administration, big banks and mortgage lenders have been putting their heads together and may have a plan to help out homeowners who have gotten in over their heads. Amy Scott reports.

Post Office gives Netflix negative review

Nov 30, 2007
The U.S. Postal Service says delivering Netflix DVDs is costing it an extra $21 million a year because the envelopes have to be sorted by hand. Lisa Napoli reports.

Hugo Chavez, president for life?

Nov 30, 2007
Venezuelans vote Sunday on more than 69 constitutional amendments, including one to allow President Hugo Chavez to be re-elected indefinitely. Chavez has sweetened the pot by throwing in two amendments aimed at spreading the nation's oil wealth to the poor.…

South African miners to strike for safety

Nov 30, 2007
A quarter of a million miners are set to walk off the job in South Africa on Tuesday to call attention to unsafe working conditions. Mining has been part of the country's fabric for more than a century, but little…

Week on Wall Street

Nov 30, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.

Iraqi refugees returning, but to what?

Nov 30, 2007
Tens of thousands of Iraqi refugees are estimated to have returned home. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Syria says hundreds of Iraqis are leaving every day. Kai Ryssdal talks with the agency's Sybella Wilkes in Damascus.

An incubator for maternity products

Nov 30, 2007
Pregnancy's become a bigger business opportunity as …

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