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Two days of cabinet-level talks with China have come to a close, and the list of accomplishments is short. It's no coincidence, then, that congressional calls for sanctions just got louder. John Dimsdale reports.
For the first time in more than 25 years the Federal Reserve has proposed new rules about credit cards and how consumers can find out what they need to know. It's called Regulation Z, and Tess Vigeland has the details.
After sweeping to power last fall and promising to clean up Washington, Democrats on Capitol Hill struggled for months to pass any lobbying reform legislation. Today the House finally took action. Steve Henn reports.
A group of British investors is pouring more than $120 million into England's newest tourist attraction: Dickens World. Our man in London, Stephen Beard, went for a sneak preview.
Prices usually go up with demand. But there was a strange wrinkle in the home-sales figures announced today. Sales were up, but prices were down. Jill Barshay reports.
The Energy Department has updated its inflation calculations and what was reported earlier as a record high for gas prices is no longer so. Kai Ryssdal found out the new target price.
Animal testing in science and medicine has its limits — both ethical and practical. So scientists are working to develop experimentation that's cheaper, faster and, sometimes, more accurate. Janet Babin reports.