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Host Tess Vigeland talks to investigative reporter Steve Henn about his recent discoveries over Alaska fishing trips lawmakers took with top energy executives.
The nation's dominant Spanish-language TV network has been on the block since February. Now a group of private equity companies led by Hollywood mogul Haim Saban is reportedly paying $12.3 billion. Lisa Napoli reports.
Flooding shut down parts of Washington, D.C., today as a hearing on Capitol Hill considered changes to federal flood insurance. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, there's growing consensus the program must be reformed so taxpayers don't get soaked. Scott Tong reports.
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates another quarter-point on Thursday. Fed officials have made it pretty darn clear they intend to stay tough on inflation. Maybe even a little too clear? Amy Scott reports.
When a rare wildflower appeared in a Northern California plot of land designated for a new subdivision, the real estate developer cried foul. Was it an act of nature or genteel eco-terrorism? Brendan Newnam reports.
Henry Paulson brought his Wall Street bonafides to Capitol Hill today. At his Senate confirmation hearing, the nominee for Treasury secretary addressed a wide range of issues, including the bloated federal deficit.
What happens when a town's only major employer goes under? How do you position yourself for a job in the industry that replaces it? Folks in Kannapolis, N.C., are hoping a new biotech campus will bring the local job market back to life. Simone Orendain reports.