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Wikipedia, the online group-edited encyclopedia, is getting into the search-engine buisness. Its search will use the same collective process, but for profit. Pat Loeb reports.
The Environmental Defense Fund has hired an investment bank to advise it on the terms of the $42 billion buyout of Texas energy giant TXU that it engineered. Sam Eaton reports.
As part of President Bush's stop in Brazil, he's touring a biofuel plant and meeting with President Lula da Silva. Riordan Roett, a Latin American policy expert, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the visit.
Congressional Democrats have moved to a new plan in their attempt to stop the war in Iraq: A series of deadlines that'll be attached to the president's emergency budget request. Hillary Wicai reports.
France's Louvre museum has licensed out its name and some of its contents to the United Arab Emirates. Many French museum curators and art historians are calling the deal a sellout. John Laurenson reports.
On Wall Street, today was a day to celebrate the bounce. It's been a rough week or so in stocks, but as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, at least one part of the economy's come out ahead.