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In the wake of growing conflict-of-interest criticism, the FDA today announced it will spell out how and why it grants waivers to outside experts and allows them to serve as FDA advisers. Hillary Wicai reports.
On Sunday, the Democratic Republic of Congo will hold its first multiparty elections in 40 years. But pre-election violence has left some observers extremely wary. Suzanne Marmion reports.
Many US cities and states are experiencing record heat waves, and farms in the Midwest are no exception. That means the heat spell is likely to hit you in the wallet — at the supermarket. Lisa Napoli reports.
Can you believe that even with all the fraud at KBR and Halliburton, the contracting process actually saves money? That's what Business Week reporter Dawn Kopecki tells host Tess Vigeland.
There's been increasing concern about fish and mercury levels lately, and now there's a company that hopes to reel in profits with a new method of testing fish for mercury. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
The biggest hospital chain in the US — operating 176 hospitals and 92 surgery centers — may soon be part of one of the largest leveraged buyouts in history. John Dimsdale reports.