May 25, 2006

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Telephone tax refund

May 25, 2006
The IRS will refund three years' worth of an antiquated long-distance telephone service tax this year, a decision that will lead to as much as $60 billion in lost revenue for the government. Scott Tong reports.

Will Enron verdicts change corporate America?

May 25, 2006
Enron founder Kenneth Lay and CEO Jeffrey Skilling have been convicted on multiple counts of fraud, conspiracy and insider trading. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Houston Chronicle reporter Mary Flood about what the verdicts mean for the corporate world.

Bush's foreign policy is almost all about oil

May 25, 2006
Commentator John Judis says the Bush administration's "oil-patch unilateralism" will lead the United States in only one direction: toward war.

Yahoo and eBay join forces

May 25, 2006
Yahoo gets to sell advertising on the world's largest auction site. In return, eBay will steer users to the number two search engine. Amy Scott has more on the ongoing quest for Web domination.

How, where human trafficking begins

May 25, 2006
<strong>First in a series:</strong> The annual report on human trafficking next week will estimate between 600,000 and 800,000 people are trafficked across borders each year &mdash; and that doesn't include people sold within their own countries. Scott Carrier reports.