May 19, 2006

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What's wrong with a bit of innocent smut?

May 19, 2006
Commentator Patti Waldmeir recently went through sexual harassment training at her office. She says it only stirred up negative feelings.

Cocktail weiners and checkbooks

May 19, 2006
It's prime fund-raising season in Washington, with midterm elections six months away. Some politicians are trying to rise above the mediocre when it comes to entertaining. Scott Tong checked out one of the events.

Rebuilding and looking for leadership

May 19, 2006
Albert Jefferson Jr. and Henry McCloskey returned to New Orleans to rebuild their businesses and their lives. So which candidate in tomorrow's election do they think can rebuild the city? Sam Eaton reports.

Feds probe companies' stock options

May 19, 2006
Federal investigators are examining whether some companies illegally manipulated stock option grants to give their executives more favorable returns. Bob Moon reports.

Not a happy deal at Northwest

May 19, 2006
Bankrupt Northwest Airlines' tentative labor agreement with its ground workers could signal smoother skies ahead for the air carrier. But there still may be some grumpy employees on board. Hillary Wicai reports.