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May 26, 2006

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But can you gamble and chew gum at the same time?

May 26, 2006
Singapore, known for outlawing spitting and restricting chewing gum sales, has hired Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build and run what will be the world's most expensive casino. Expected cost: $3.2 billion. Alisa Roth reports.

Food fight in Row 20

May 26, 2006
The airplanes are sure to be crowded on this holiday weekend. Commentator J.D. Samant says that what you bring on the plane to eat is more than just a meal, it's a status symbol.

Selling your own flesh and blood

May 26, 2006
<strong>Second in a series:</strong> In this second report of his two-part series on human trafficking, Scott Carrier has the story of a Cambodian family whose daughters were sold to brothels to make ends meet.

FDA approves sale of Merck's shingles vaccine

May 26, 2006
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a shingles vaccine for older Americans that was developed by the drug company Merck. Hillary Wicai reports.

The cost of slavery

May 26, 2006
Kevin Bales, president of the nonprofit advocacy organization Free the Slaves talks with host Kai Ryssdal about why slavery continues to exist today.