May 18, 2006

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Drug courts offer rehab, not punishment

May 18, 2006
Despite tight budgets, politicians are throwing money at courts that provide rehabilitation for drug offenders. Jeff Tyler travels to Orange County, Calif., to find out if it's money well spent.

Credit reporting agencies get failing score

May 18, 2006
On average, one in four credit reports is wrong. Commentator Amelia Tyagi asks: Why are we OK with a credit reporting industry that is so inaccurate?

Almost a great day for Merck

May 18, 2006
An FDA panel today approved Merck's vaccine to control human papillomavirus. The new drug could prevent cervical cancer and save 300,000 lives a year. But can it cure some of Merck's Vioxx headaches? Helen Palmer reports.

Prepping for 'Fast Food Nation'

May 18, 2006
The film version of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food Nation" debuts at the Cannes Film Festival this week. It won't be released in the US until this fall, but the fast-food industry is already gearing up to push back. Tess Vigeland reports.
Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation

Hostile takeover turns downright nasty

May 18, 2006
Mittal is the world's biggest steelmaker and it's been trying to take over No. 2 Arcelor for months. Today Mittal took its $24 billion offer straight to the shareholders. Amy Scott reports.