Jun 9, 2006

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Could lower cable TV bills be on the way?

Jun 9, 2006
The House has approved legislation that could make your cable bill a whole lot cheaper. How? By helping communications companies like Verizon and AT&T get in on cable TV action. Alisa Roth reports.

Three Gorges, lots of questions

Jun 9, 2006
China recently completed the Three Gorges Dam. It will be another two years before it's generatinig power. But debate over the project's value could drag on even longer. Ruth Kirchner reports from Hubei province.

But can it get rid of the lampshade?

Jun 9, 2006
A French company is looking to bring to the United States its purported hangover cure. Stephen Beard reports on the product's claims . . . and its limitations.

It's a weaker GOP with no DeLay

Jun 9, 2006
Commentator Adrian Wooldridge says departing Republican Congressman Tom DeLay should be hailed as a departing giant. The congressman known as The Hammer played hardball, but he played it effectively.

Nike looks for a new pitch

Jun 9, 2006
The World Cup kicks off today in Germany. Adidas has traditionally dominated the soccer arena. But as Marketplace's Tess Vigeland reports, Nike is making a bigger push than ever to win over the sport's fans.

Unapproved drugs, by prescription

Jun 9, 2006
Did you know that there are hundreds of unapproved prescription drugs on the market? Some pose a health threat. So now the Food and Drug Administration is cracking down. Helen Palmer reports.

Dining on a large scale

Jun 9, 2006
In New York, some restaurant owners are opening outposts on a vast scale, seating hundreds of diners at a time. Can these giants survive? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.