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Expedia announced it will spend about $3.5 billion to buy back almost half of its outstanding shares. Jeff Tyler reports on what the move says about the state of the company and the Internet travel industry overall.
YouTube apparently shares its parent company's goal of world domination. It's expanding its services into nine other countries, giving it nine more places to collect advertising revenue. Janet Babin reports.
After five years of work, the Doha trade negotiations have boiled down to one issue: agricultural subsidies. Commentator Benjamin Barber says it's time to rethink how we govern global trade.
Boeing got a $9 billion order today, mostly for its new 787 Dreamliner aircraft. But the company's having some problems as it prepares to deliver the jet. Jeremy Hobson reports.
The Senate is expected to resume debate on immigration and border security, perhaps as early as next week. Our Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale takes a look at its chances for passage.
In April 2006, Massachusetts became the first state to require its residents to have some kind of health insurance. Now, the deadline's looming. Our Helen Palmer gives us an update on people are taking to the plan.
In President Evo Morales, Bolivia's indigenous majority finally has one of its own in charge. And he's brought change. But he's also angered much of the country, which is threatening to secede. Mary Stucky reports.