Jun 18, 2007

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Segments From this episode

Will money help Palestinians?

Jun 18, 2007
The United States and the European Union have decided to restore direct aid to the Palestinian Authority. We asked Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross whether the money will change much for the Palestinians.

Studying ways to help 2-career couples

Jun 18, 2007
A lot of married couples find themselves having to figure out who gives up what so the other can take the job of a lifetime. Jane Lindholm reports it's a problem especially common in academia.

Nations vie to be among '7 Wonders'

Jun 18, 2007
A worldwide competition is going on now to name a "New 7 Wonders of the World." For many countries, particularly those in Latin America, it's not just their national pride that's at stake. Dan Grech reports.

Semel's out at Yahoo

Jun 18, 2007
Yahoo CEO Terry Semel stepped down today and the company named co-founder Jerry Yang to take his place. We tracked down Fortune magazine's Adam Lashinsky on the roads of Silicon Valley to size things up.

Vietnam comes courting U.S. business

Jun 18, 2007
Vietnam's president starts a six-day U.S. visit this week. Chris Runckel of the U.S.-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce talked with Kai Ryssdal about the issues on the agenda: trade and attracting American business.

Supreme Court sides with banks

Jun 18, 2007
Supreme Court justices have ruled that Wall Street investment banks and stock brokers are immune from antitrust lawsuits that challenge the banks' and brokers' cooperation when they float IPOs. John Dimsdale reports.

House members keep funds in the family

Jun 18, 2007
A report out today details how scores of House of Representatives members have used campaign funds to enrich their relatives. Steve Henn has the details.

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